• Stocks dive late, snapping 10-month winning streak
Stocks dive late, snapping 10-month winning streak

Inc.'s stock (CRM) rose 4.7% after the software company's quarterly results beat expectations (http://www. marketwatch .com/story/salesforce-shares-wobbly-as-results-outlook-top-street-view-2018-02-28). Stronger-than-expected economic releases earlier lent support to markets , with the Institute for Supply Management's manufacturing index hittin...

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  • Amazon escalates feud with Google, stops sales of Nest products
Amazon escalates feud with Google, stops sales of Nest products

In response to Amazon's decision, Google Nest chose to leave Amazon altogether, opting to stop selling any of its products on the retail platform. Nest products usually have excellent reviews on Amazon. In separating itself from Amazon, Nest's reasoning is that the powerful retailer should be dealing its overall product family or nothing at all. ...

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  • Man Utd midfielder McTominay meets with England boss Southgate
Man Utd midfielder McTominay meets with England boss Southgate

New Scotland manager Alex McLeish travelled to Manchester United's training base in Carrington last week and persuaded McTominay that his global future lay in dark blue. McFadden, who has held talks over joining McLeish's coaching team, told BBC Radio Scotland: "His stature, how he goes about his game, he reminds me of Darren Fletcher , and if we ...

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  • Snow causes chaos at United Kingdom airports
Snow causes chaos at United Kingdom airports

A number of airlines - including the likes of British Airways , Ryanair and EasyJet - had already announced they would not fly from the airport today. The airline is reducing its flight schedule for Tuesday, and warns that it is likely it will have to proactively cancel some services and re-book customers on alternative flights.

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  • ICE raids: Your rights if you are detained
ICE raids: Your rights if you are detained

Immigration and Customs Enforcement's acting director, told Fox News that the mayor's warning on Twitter was "beyond the pale" and compared her to a gang lookout who tells people when a police auto is arriving. Leti Volpp, a UC Berkeley law professor, previously told The Daily Californian that those who may be affected by the ICE raids should r...

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  • India asks Saudi Arabia for 'reasonable' oil pricing
India asks Saudi Arabia for 'reasonable' oil pricing

Oil output in Venezuela , one of OPEC's larger producers, has dropped to its lowest in more than 20 years as the country grapples with an economic crisis, in turn helping curtail OPEC's supply beyond the group's agreed 1.2-million bpd commitment.

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

He also spent much of the letter explaining Berkshire's results for 2017, which were aided by a huge gain on the recent USA tax overhaul. Berkshire Hathaway reported a $65.3 billion increase in book value over 2017, boosted by a $29 billion gain from changes to the US tax regime.

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  • Dow rallies 347 points as stocks close higher for week
Dow rallies 347 points as stocks close higher for week

United States stocks are seen opening in the black after a mixed finish on Thursday when the Dow Jones and S&P 500 closed up but the Nasdaq ended the day in the red. The S&P technology index gained 0.3 as the sole major S&P sector on the plus side, buoyed by a gain of almost 2 per cent in the semiconductor sector.

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  • DCist revived by public radio
DCist revived by public radio

The acquisition is being funded mainly through funds from two anonymous donors, the stations said in a news release. This deal is part of public radio's commitment to local journalism and honors the legacy and shared mission of Gothamist , as well as DNAinfo , the trusted neighborhood news service founded by Joe Ricketts .

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  • 5G Service, Botched Emoji — Tech Bytes
5G Service, Botched Emoji — Tech Bytes

One of those trials was at Magnolia in Waco . AT&T also said it plans to virtualize 75 percent of its network by 2020, after reaching its 2017 goal of 55 percent. AT&T's mobile 5G will be standards-based, and at least initally, it'll use millimeter wave (mmWave) spectrum. The wireless giant previously said it would introduce the service to ...

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  • Passengers Behave Violently on Carnival Legend
Passengers Behave Violently on Carnival Legend

The captain refused to take them any further. "We take a zero tolerance approach to excessive behaviour that affects other guests and we have acted accordingly on Carnival Legend". Nobody could have guessed that a relaxing ten-day South Pacific cruise along the picturesque shores of southeastern Australian would have led to complete disaster.

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  • Midlands cricket venues to host 72 finals between 2020 2024
Midlands cricket venues to host 72 finals between 2020 2024

Gloucestershire, Durham, Glamorgan and Hampshire will host England one-day internationals at their grounds between 2020 and 2024, with the latter two also set to stage T20 internationals. London will host half of all England Test matches from 2020-24 to intensify fears that Test cricket in England and Wales is becoming an increasingly capital-centr...

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  • Dow Futures Dip More Than 80 Points, what does the future hold?
Dow Futures Dip More Than 80 Points, what does the future hold?

Brent crude, used to price global oils, lost 20 cents to $62.59 a barrel in London. After numerous turns higher and lower, it wound up with a gain, coincidentally, of 567. Mester is a voting member in the USA central bank's rate-setting committee for 2018. USA investors have been torn between enthusiasm for the tax cut passed by Congress past yea...

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  • Who Saved Nirav Modi, Asks Congress
Who Saved Nirav Modi, Asks Congress

Mr. Prasad said not a single loan has been given by the NDA government during its rule, which turned into Non-Performing Asset (NPA). The photo was issued by the Press Information Bureau, at the World Economic Forum on 23 January, six days before a nationalised bank sent its first complaint against him to the CBI .

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  • Valentine's Day a driving force in floral industry
Valentine's Day a driving force in floral industry

Numerous flowers bought in northern Nevada, grow in Ecuador almost 4,000 miles away. Humphrey and Krauss, who have both been in the floral business close to 40 years say that, overall, there haven't been many changes to the Valentine's season.

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  • Florida woman flushes pet hamster down airport toilet after being denied passage
Florida woman flushes pet hamster down airport toilet after being denied passage

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. Was flushing the animal down the toilet really the only option here? "I sat there for a good ten minutes crying in the stall". "This wasn'...

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  • Mum leaves tragic note with abandoned baby
Mum leaves tragic note with abandoned baby

The child is healthy and in the care of the Arizona Department of Child Safety. Juana Quintana, a custodian, told police she encountered the woman and asked if she was okay after seeing pools of blood on a bathroom floor. The airport authority also released photos of the scene and the handwritten letter found with the child. The expectant mot...

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  • Free Whole Foods delivery beings for Virginia Beach Amazon Prime members
Free Whole Foods delivery beings for Virginia Beach Amazon Prime members

Other cities include Austin, Cincinnati, and Dallas. Those cities will be the initial battlegrounds, and there are plans to roll out the service nationwide. Industry experts expected a move like this. The man who ran 's Prime membership program will now be spending more of his time at Whole Foods. Prime Now also offers delivery from local spots...

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  • Oil prices log lowest settlement in almost 3 weeks
Oil prices log lowest settlement in almost 3 weeks

These are declining domestic production, growing oil and liquid fuels consumption, a build-up in strategic reserves, refinery sector reform which allows independent refiners to import quotas of crude oil, and increasing refinery capacity and utilization.

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  • Snap Share Prices Skyrocket Following App Redesign
Snap Share Prices Skyrocket Following App Redesign

Snapchat now has 187 million daily active users , which is higher than 184.2 million expected from analysts . The Snapchat operator was able to put up solid daily active user (DAU) growth that impressed investors. "We know that in order to truly scale our business, advertising on Snapchat has to be really easy", Khan said. Revenue: $285....

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  • Share Activity Lifted for VIX Short-Term Futures ETN Ipath (VXX) Moving 8.17%
Share Activity Lifted for VIX Short-Term Futures ETN Ipath (VXX) Moving 8.17%

Two investment vehicles tied to USA share market volatility collapsed after the S&P500 closed earlier this morning, and it could have significant implications when markets reopen later tonight. Cboe Global Markets (CBOE) stock lost more than a tenth of its value Tuesday and smashed through its 50-day moving average line as trading was halted on se...

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  • Robert Wagner Named Person of Interest in Natalie Wood's Drowning Death
Robert Wagner Named Person of Interest in Natalie Wood's Drowning Death

Corina said Monday that Wagner was the one who alerted those on the boat that Wood had gone missing. We'd like to hear his side, his version of events. Natalie Wood circa 1980 in Los Angeles, California. Wagner was at the time one of the industry's main leading men, and later became one of the biggest stars on TV with shows such as Hart To Ha...

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  • This is why the Dow is plunging
This is why the Dow is plunging

Even good economic news can prompt some troubling concerns. Similarly, between May 2003 and June 2006, the 177 bps surge in the UST 10-year yield failed to deter U.S. recession and deeper and longer when there is (eg, the tech wreck and the Global Financial Crisis). Apple, Cisco, Intel and Microsoft were all on the upside as the rest of the 30-stoc...

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  • Snap Makes Gains in Bid to Vie With Big Rivals; Shares Rocket
Snap Makes Gains in Bid to Vie With Big Rivals; Shares Rocket

The company brought in $285.7 million, beating expectations of $252.8 million. However, even if it hits that number, it would still represent the sixth straight quarter of year-over-year revenue growth deceleration. Snap has sought to boost engagement by offering new kinds of content, including snippets from sporting events and media partners. A...

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  • US Retailers Reportedly Looking To Phase Out CD Sales
US Retailers Reportedly Looking To Phase Out CD Sales

The vinyl will be merchandised with the turntables, sources state. Target could also make a similar move as consumers gravitate toward music streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music . The deadline for music suppliers has been pushed to April or May, but Billboard points out that if major labels don't play ball, it could vastly has...

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  • Real Will Increase Ronaldo's Salary
Real Will Increase Ronaldo's Salary

FC Bayern München manager Jupp Heynckes has backed Real Madrid to get past Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League , despite the Spanish side's poor form. The Wales worldwide has claimed three Champions League trophies and a Liga title during his stint in the Spanish capital but has struggled to overcome a number of serious injuries.

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  • Dow sees worst day in two years as bond yields bounce
Dow sees worst day in two years as bond yields bounce

Nonfarm payrolls rose by 200,000 jobs in January, the Labor Department said, beating expectation of 180,000. "The market is becoming more vigilant about these concerns, and that's good and healthy". "People are finally starting to reprice reflation, it's about time", said Ms Jeanne Asseraf-Bitton, head of global cross-asset research at Lyxor As...

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  • Alliance with BJP on, says Desam
Alliance with BJP on, says Desam

TDP president and Andhra chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu had on Friday held a lengthy meeting with senior party leaders to seek their views on the future course of action. The TDP, incidentally, is not the first NDA ally to have developed a strained relationship with the BJP. The TDP has also been demanding special category status for the st...

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  • Elder-Beerman at Kentucky Oaks Mall to Close
Elder-Beerman at Kentucky Oaks Mall to Close

The Bergner's store in Peru Mall is not among the 42 outlets stores that Bon-Ton Stores will be closing this year. Bon-Ton said it has partnered with third-party liquidator Hilco Merchant Resources, to help manage the closing stores' sales.

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  • Daines, Gianforte react to Wynn donations and RNC resignation
Daines, Gianforte react to Wynn donations and RNC resignation

Gov. Charlie Baker's political campaign wrote to the Republican Governors Association urging the RGA to return any donations from casino magnate Steve Wynn given since the last election cycle. Wynn has been a prolific Republican donor, contributing more than $600,000 to GOP causes a year ago, according to the Federal Election Commission. 26, 2018...

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  • GOP stepping up attacks on Justice, FBI over Russian Federation probe
GOP stepping up attacks on Justice, FBI over Russian Federation probe

Ryan instead sided with Nunes, CNN reported , and helped work out an agreement for the DOJ to turn over hundreds pages of documents related to the Russian Federation probes. What good is a document that unearths the truth-no matter how frightening-if the first rule of the memo is that you can't talk about the memo? "I haven't looked at the memo,...

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  • Top US trade agency dismisses Bombardier duties
Top US trade agency dismisses Bombardier duties

Thousands of workers will be "breathing a huge sigh of relief" after Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier Inc won a major trade dispute with the U.S., unions have said. The commission voted 4-0 in favor of Bombardier. " Boeing's allegations made against Bombardier were unfounded", Canada's Industry Minister, Navdeep Bains, said in a Twitt...

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  • Coincheck Loses $500 Million in Biggest Cryptocoin Hack Ever
Coincheck Loses $500 Million in Biggest Cryptocoin Hack Ever

At a Friday night news conference, Coincheck President Koichiro Wada bowed and apologized . Coincheck stopped trading, withdrawal, and deposits of XEM, NEM's cryptocurrency, at 04:00 UTC this morning. What started on Friday as a freeze of NEM deposits quickly spread to other altcoins and withdrawals. Hackers reportedly stole NEM tokens, which...

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  • Falcon Heavy completes static test fire - SpaceX closer to launch
Falcon Heavy completes static test fire - SpaceX closer to launch

If all goes according to plan, the Falcon Heavy will lift off and enter Earth's orbit, before two of its booster rockets separate off and return to Earth at Cape Canaveral in controlled landings. Astronomers are also thinking about what heavy lift can do for them. The California-based company also launched the NROL-76 satellite for the National R...

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  • Burger King Whopper-splains net neutrality's repeal in new ad
Burger King Whopper-splains net neutrality's repeal in new ad

It's only a couple minutes long, but that's more than enough time to get the point across. A "slow MBPS Whopper" cost $4.99, a "fast" one cost $12.99, and a "hyperfast" one cost a whopping $25.99. And if you aren't a fan of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai because of his position on the repeal, you will appreciate the dig at him by the King at the end. ...

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  • Cruise passenger dies after balcony fall
Cruise passenger dies after balcony fall

Few details were available about the missing woman, who was reportedly seen falling off the Carnival Triumph on Sunday night. After stopping in Cozumel, the ship was to visit Progreso on Tuesday before returning to New Orleans on Thursday.

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  • What's New On Amazon Prime? 18 Percent Price Hike Coming Soon
What's New On Amazon Prime? 18 Percent Price Hike Coming Soon

The new price works out to almost $156 a year. If Amazon Prime customers in the U.S. choose to pay monthly, they will be paying $155.88 in total across a 12-month period. There are an estimated 90 million households using the service, an increase of 30 percent year-over-year. That certainly makes signing up for the Amazon Prime yearly sub...

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  • GST Council meet tom; to focus on digital payments
GST Council meet tom; to focus on digital payments

GST Council mulls approaches to ease the burden of filing returns in order to boost compliance. There was proposal to continue with Form 3b and simply uploading of invoices by the concerned suppliers. Households can now take a huge sigh of relief as the council cut the tax rate on domestic LPG sold by private companies to 5 per cent from 18 per...

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