• UK Q4 GDP Growth Revised Down

    UK Q4 GDP Growth Revised Down

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    Markets are predicting that the next rate rise beyond 0.5% could come as soon as May and are pencilling in at least three hikes within three years. Report spokesperson, Rhian Murphy, said that the flat growth in the retail market was not a big surprise, with price increases across a number of products making people think about how they are spending their money.
  • Berkshire Hathaway says tax law gives it $29-billion boost

    Berkshire Hathaway says tax law gives it $29-billion boost

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    Both were elected to Berkshire Hathaway's board earlier this year. American tycoon Warren Buffett has played down speculation that he is putting in place plans to step down as boss of conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway , insisting that he has "never felt better".
  • North Carolina man featured on 'Trump Dating' site has child sex conviction

    North Carolina man featured on 'Trump Dating' site has child sex conviction

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    Even if thousands flock to these Trump dating websites , they might become the objects of ridicule, as internet trolls can flood the site with fake profiles and fool other users with pro-Trump slogans and images of attractive people. WRAL News reported that Mr. Riddleberger's state records show he was charged in 1995 for videotaping himself having sex with a 15-year-old girl.
  • Sony may launch an AI-powered taxi hailing system

    Sony may launch an AI-powered taxi hailing system

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    Sony's partnership is the latest in a growing array of tie-ups between taxi firms and tech companies, who see Japan as a potentially lucrative market but are prevented from offering ride-sharing services by stringent rules. "We will be working closely with them through this hard transition", Uber said . Sony and Daiwa Motor declined to comment. Sony's administrations, including applications, will likewise be offered to other taxi administrators in Japan.
  • FCC chair actions on eve of Sinclair-Tribune deal under scrutiny

    FCC chair actions on eve of Sinclair-Tribune deal under scrutiny

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    The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is being probed by the agency's inspector general about whether he inappropriately favored a conservative-leaning broadcast company, according to a lawmaker. The FCC has not commented on the report, although when allegations of bias in the rule-making process were surfaced in November, an FCC spokesperson told the Times "For many years, Chairman Pai has called on the F.C.C.to update its media ownership regulations ".
  • Snow, freezing rain expected to wreak havoc on the roads Sunday

    Snow, freezing rain expected to wreak havoc on the roads Sunday

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    Another round of snow will develop overnight as well. Although the freezing rain will likely persist for several hours today, ice build-up is expected to be limited to just a few millimetres. Roads, sidewalks, bridges and parking lots may become slippery. Conditions are expected to improve by Sunday evening and into the start of the work week on Monday.
  • Social Democrats' leader gives up on plan to become foreign minister

    Social Democrats' leader gives up on plan to become foreign minister

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    But failure to secure votes for the new coalition would significantly undercut her political authority in the party and plunge the SDP deeper into crisis. "The only thing left, really, is remorse over how disrespectful we've become with one another in our dealings and how little someone's word still counts", Gabriel said.
  • College student says airline made her flush prized hamster down toilet

    College student says airline made her flush prized hamster down toilet

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    Derek Dombrowski, a spokesman for Spirit Airlines , admitted that the airline mistakenly told Aldocosea that Pebbles was allowed to fly, but denied that they'd recommended killing the poor hamster. "Flushing a living being down the toilet is not only cruel but also illegal, and both the person who killed this animal and Spirit Airlines - if an employee did, in fact, advise the woman to drown the hamster - should be charged".
  • Girl Scout Sells 300 Boxes of Cookies Outside Cali Weed Dispensary

    Girl Scout Sells 300 Boxes of Cookies Outside Cali Weed Dispensary

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    Digital Cookie is a new interactive, e-commerce platform that allows girls to market and sell Girl Scout Cookies through their own online store. Urbn Leaf founder Will Senn said the girl was passing by with her parents and wagon of cookies and he wanted to help them fundraise.
  • BP reports very strong earnings

    BP reports very strong earnings

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    BP shares fell 1.3 percent to 476 pence at 12:06 p.m.in London as a broader rout in equity markets continued. The news comes one week after Anglo-Dutch rival Royal Dutch Shell announced an annual profit of $13 billion, also energised by rising oil and gas prices.
  • Oil Price Gains On Strong OPEC Supply Reduction Pact

    Oil Price Gains On Strong OPEC Supply Reduction Pact

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    Oil traders are growing increasingly confident over the outlook, with Bloomberg News reporting record bets on further price rises for both US and global oil benchmarks. Goldman Sachs hiked its price forecast Thursday, saying the market is now likely balanced and strong global growth will buoy demand in emerging economies.
  • (MSFT) Shares Sold by Telos Capital Management Inc

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    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has risen 7.54% since February 3, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.67% the S&P500. Deccan Value Investors Lp decreased Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) stake by 43.56% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.
  • American Airlines Group Inc (AAL) Holdings Trimmed by Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt

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    The stock decreased 0.57% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $52.75. About 29.17 million shares traded or 27.12% up from the average. Next Grp Inc invested 0.09% in Southwest Airlines Co . Valley Advisers holds 0.01% or 421 shares. Advisory Service Lc has invested 0% in American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL ). Davenport & accumulated 122,505 shares or 0.07% of the stock.
  • Welsh back to face Wales in Six Nations

    Welsh back to face Wales in Six Nations

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    The Scots, without a win in the Welsh capital since 2002, never recovered from conceding tries inside the first 12 minutes to Wales scrum-half Gareth Davies and full-back Leigh Halfpenny. As the clock ticked to the hour mark, Scotland continued to be under siege deep in their own territory, with Hogg first managing to hold up Josh Navidi before soon after being dragged into touch inside his own five-metre line.
  • (NASDAQ:QCOM) Holdings Increased by Keystone Financial Planning Inc

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    International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has risen 4.86% since January 30, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 48.71% the S&P500. The stock of International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) has "Hold" rating given on Sunday, November 26 by BMO Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley restated an "equal weight" rating on shares of QUALCOMM in a report on Wednesday, April 19th.
  • Stocks move further into record territory

    Stocks move further into record territory

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    A 10th week of gains for the MSCI world index would be its longest winning streak since 1999. The results of Intel and some other companies helped investors shrug off weaker-than-expected US economic growth data. DJI ) that increased by more than 100 points and hit record values. The stock market ended a choppy day of trading with mixed results as slumping technology companies held back gains elsewhere.
  • OPEC Reports Oil Demand Rose in 2017

    OPEC Reports Oil Demand Rose in 2017

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    Just a couple of weeks previous, output was at 9.49 million barrels, so the trend is clearly upwards. US oil producers are staging a dramatic comeback amid a recovering oil price that has allowed many of them to restart operations. "As for joint coordination on the oil market, the past year has demonstrated that this was a successful and positive experience that can be used in future, if need be".
  • Donald Trump's First Formal Medical Exam as President Finds Him Almost Obese

    Donald Trump's First Formal Medical Exam as President Finds Him Almost Obese

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    Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson was so effusive in extolling the totally wonderful, surpassingly marvelous, superbly stupendous and extremely awesome health of the president that the doctor sounded nearly Trumpian. McMaster, Communications Director Hope Hicks and aides Dina Powell, Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. But Jackson said Trump personally requested the test as he continues to face questions about his mental acuity for office.
  • McDonald's Packaging to Be 100% 'Green' by 2025

    McDonald's Packaging to Be 100% 'Green' by 2025

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    McDonald's will recycle packaging in all its nearly 37,000 restaurants globally by 2025, the company announced Tuesday. Once the transition is complete, bags for food, soda cups, and burger boxes will contain materials that are "recycled, renewable, or certified" by third-party organizations, with "a preference for" Forest Stewardship Council certification - this ensures paper, cardboard, and whatnot come from responsibly managed forests.
  • Oil trades near strongest levels since mid-2015 on Iranian unrest

    Oil trades near strongest levels since mid-2015 on Iranian unrest

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    Beyond a brief intraday spike in May 2015, these were the highest price levels since December 2014, during the oil price downturn. "While the current momentum suggests that further upside is on the cards, it must be kept in mind that US shale remains a threat to higher oil prices".
  • Toyota, Mazda to Open Shared Plant in Alabama

    Toyota, Mazda to Open Shared Plant in Alabama

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    The plant, which will employ up to 4,000 people and produce about 300,000 vehicles a year, will be located in Huntsville, Alabama, and is a boon for the state, where Toyota has a large engine plant and an existing network of automotive suppliers.
  • JFK Airport water pipe break weather-related

    JFK Airport water pipe break weather-related

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    Its executive director, Rick Cotton, says investigators want to know why an internal pipe was not weather protected and whether any other failures contributed to the break on Sunday afternoon. Departures were not impacted. Pierre, a Staten Island resident, had the bad luck to arrive at Terminal 4 at Kennedy Airport from a trip to Tobago at the exact same time a frozen water pipe burst on the west side of the terminal, sending water cascading through the terminal, forcing a partial evacuation ...