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Fed Lifts Interest Rates, Expects 3.6% Unemployment

Fed Lifts Interest Rates, Expects 3.6% Unemployment

The Fed now foresees four rate hikes this year , up from the three it had previously forecast. What took investors by surprise was the Fed's projection that it would increase rates twice in the n...

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Tether Directly Used to Manipulate Bitcoin Price, Finds Study

Tether Directly Used to Manipulate Bitcoin Price, Finds Study

What is interesting is that Griffin and Shams's paper describes Tether as being primarily used by Bitfinex , a major crypto-exchange, to purchase Bitcoin tokens from two other exchanges and most ...

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Italy summons French Ambassador amid migrant boat row

Italy escalated its standoff with France over migration Wednesday, challenging Paris to take in more asylum-seekers and demanding an apology after the French president accused the new populist Italian...

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Drunk? Uber can tell by way you hold phone

Drunk? Uber can tell by way you hold phone

Boozers could out themselves by "making typos, not precisely clicking on links and buttons, the way they are holding their phone, their walking speed and how long it takes to request a ride", says Th...

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Federal Reserve expected to boost key interest rate

Federal Reserve expected to boost key interest rate

Estimates of longer-run interest rates were unchanged and seen reaching as high as 3.4 percent in 2020 before dropping to 2.9 percent in the longer run. The economic expansion has survived for nine y...

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Kim summit helped world avoid nuclear catastrophe

Kim summit helped world avoid nuclear catastrophe

The president would not elaborate on these hazy measures of time. Japan's defence chief said on Wednesday that the U.S. military presence in South Korea and joint military exercises were "vita...

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Trade dispute has Canadian MPs standing together against US President Donald Trump

Trade dispute has Canadian MPs standing together against US President Donald Trump

Bruce Heyman, who was US ambassador to Canada during President Barack Obama's administration, called on Navarro in a tweet to formally apologize to Trudeau for his " insulting and inappropriate rem...

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Uber driver boots lesbian couple for kissing in the backseat

Uber driver boots lesbian couple for kissing in the backseat

In video posted to Iovine's Facebook page, you hear the women asking the driver, "What's the issue?" "We were sitting on opposite sides of the vehicle", Iovine said. "Why are we getting kicked out...

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Oil prices drop as supplies increase

An oil production shortfall in Iran and Venezuela may force OPEC and Russian Federation to decide later this month to open their taps, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday. Crude inventori...

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Toyota investing $1 billion in Grab

Toyota investing $1 billion in Grab

Grab recently took over Uber's Southeast Asia operations after years of competition, and is now going head-to-head in Indonesia with rival Go-jek. Toyota Motor Corp has agreed to buy a $1 billi...

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Hacking targets customers of Currys PC World

Hacking targets customers of Currys PC World

It is investigating the hacking attempt, which happened a year ago. "An incident involving Dixons Carphone has been reported to us and we are liaising with the National Cyber Security Centre, the F...

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Senators may block Trump’s ZTE deal whether he likes it or not

Senators may block Trump’s ZTE deal whether he likes it or not

An amendment sponsored by Sens. The Chinese smartphone and network equipment maker had been caught selling goods and services to North Korea and Iran, violating US sanctions. We've come to expect th...

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Germany discovers ?illegal? devices that may be in 1M Mercedes diesels

Germany discovers ?illegal? devices that may be in 1M Mercedes diesels

German authorities have also discovered special programming in Daimler cars that they have classified as "inadmissible". For Mercedes-Benz, that means its cars switched off the emissions controls belo...

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'Fool Trade': Trump continues to rip G7 in tweetstorm

'Fool Trade': Trump continues to rip G7 in tweetstorm

Trump said he departed the Group of Seven summit that Trudeau hosted in Quebec late last week on "very friendly" terms with his six counterparts, including the leaders of France, Germany, Italy, Japan...

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AT&T to close Time Warner purchase by June 20: attorney

AT&T to close Time Warner purchase by June 20: attorney

Judge Richard Leon rejected those arguments, approving the deal without conditions. When the trial ended, Judge Leon suggested the parties consider some remedies both could deal with depending on ho...

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Trump SLAMS Canada’s Trudeau Over G7 Comments — ARCTIC BLAST

US President Donald Trump has renewed his attacks on America's closest allies following the divisive G7 summit in Canada at the weekend. Trump said a photograph released by German Chancel...

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Tesla laying off 9 percent of workforce

Tesla laying off 9 percent of workforce

Home Depot's relationship with Tesla will continue through the end of the year, and the company "plans to continue offering solar options to our customers", according to an emailed statement from St...

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Uber, Lyft want to scoot you around San Francisco

Uber, Lyft want to scoot you around San Francisco

Lyft and Uber represent just two of the 12 firms that have applied for permits to operate motorised scooters in San Francisco. If Uber gets its way, it would be double-dipping in the bike-share ma...

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Uber Lite will let you book cabs even on 2G connections

Uber Lite will let you book cabs even on 2G connections

India being a big market for the American convenience giant, the company has now made a decision to bring a lite version of the original Uber application. After the cab is booked, you will be displa...

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Watchdog raps Amazon, Foxconn

Watchdog raps Amazon, Foxconn

A labour watchdog group has called out Amazon for its poor factory conditions at its Chinese facility where Echo devices and Kindles are built. The probe also found that the Hengyang workers were ...

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Domino's Pizza fixing potholes

Domino's Pizza fixing potholes

Through the program, Domino's has already helped improve roads in Bartonville, Texas; Milford, Del.; Athens, Ga., and Burbank, Calif. "Facing an already harsher winter than usual for DE, this is an op...

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Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea

Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea

Trump made the remarks at a news conference after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore , calling war games expensive and " provocative ". In a joint statement signed by the ...

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Tearful Dennis Rodman: 'I Knew Things Were Going to Change'

Tearful Dennis Rodman: 'I Knew Things Were Going to Change'

Though when pressed later in the news conference by ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl, Trump claimed it was actually discussed "at length". There was speculation throughout ...

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Jack Dorsey Apologizes for Eating Chick-fil-A After Twitter Mob Attacks

Jack Dorsey Apologizes for Eating Chick-fil-A After Twitter Mob Attacks

Soledad O'Brien, a former news anchor with CNN , notes the irony in supporting Chick-Fil-A, tweeting how "this is an interesting company to boost during Pride month ". You mean their late CEO bein...

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PNB Scam: Nirav Modi seeks political asylum in the United Kingdom

PNB Scam: Nirav Modi seeks political asylum in the United Kingdom

Earlier in May, the investigative agencies filed a 12,000-page charge sheet against Nirav Modi and 23 others - including his father Deepak Modi, sister Poorvi Mehta, brother-in-law Mayank Mehta, bro...

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Tesla’s Autopilot will get ‘full self-driving features’ in August

Tesla’s Autopilot will get ‘full self-driving features’ in August

The Tesla founder made the disclosure in a Twitter conversation , responding to a user who complained about issues with Autopilot, which is now considered semi-autonomous with the requirement that a...

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United flight bound for Chicago diverted to Ireland

United flight bound for Chicago diverted to Ireland

The Boeing 767-300 jet was about 200 kilometres west of Co Clare when the crew turned around. Shannon airport implemented emergency procedures which involved alerting the local authority fire servic...

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Expect Choppy Oil Markets Ahead Of The OPEC Meeting

Expect Choppy Oil Markets Ahead Of The OPEC Meeting

On Friday, oil prices came under pressure after data suggested Chinese demand was waning and concerns lingered about growing USA output. JP Morgan cut its 2018 crude forecast for WTI by $3 to $62.20...

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Trump predicts ‘tremendous success’ for historic summit

Trump predicts ‘tremendous success’ for historic summit

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. local time (1 a.m. GMT), simultaneously entering the negotiation room via different doors. "I told them today, take your time". "We're goi...

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Net Neutrality Is Alive and Well in Washington State

Net Neutrality Is Alive and Well in Washington State

The FTC can't take action unless something can clearly be proven to be "unfair or deceptive", something that's tricky to do in the net neutrality realm where anti-competitive behavior is often dis...

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IHOP becomes IHOb, and the b is for burgers

The company revealed the new name on its Twitter account Monday after teasing the change last week. Both restaurant chains serve burgers and pancakes. "Burgers are a quintessential, American menu i...

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The Best Use for Elon Musk's 'Not-a-Flamethrower' Is Crème Brûlée

The devices, priced at United States dollars 500 (approximately Rs 33,700) apiece, are being marketed and sold through Musk's other company, The Boring Company , which was set up in order to set up a...

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Amazon expands Whole Foods discounts to Prime members in North Carolina

Amazon expands Whole Foods discounts to Prime members in North Carolina

Amazon cuts Whole Foods prices for Prime members while Target slashes the delivery fee for loyalty members. The lucky customers living in these states (21 so far) get 10 percent off sale items, as w...

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Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore

Trump takes more swipes at Canada after arrival in Singapore

U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau were all jokes and smiles for the media as they met at the Group of Seven leaders summit in Quebec on Friday, but neither b...

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Kim Jong Un tours Singapore, takes selfie ahead of summit

On the eve of Mr. Trump's meeting with Mr. Kim, one of the president's top trade advisers, Peter Navarro, said there was "a special place in hell" for leaders like Mr. Still, the sense of anticipati...

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Trump adviser says Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back' at G7 summit

Trump adviser says Trudeau 'stabbed us in the back' at G7 summit

Trump, en route to Singapore, called Trudeau's news conference "very dishonest & weak" following his tweet ahead of the G7 summit calling Trudeau "indignant". Trudeau said he had reiterated to Mr. Tru...

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Jaguar Land Rover to move Discovery production out of UK

Jaguar Land Rover to move Discovery production out of UK

The existing plant in Solihull, which now manufactures the Land Rover Discovery, is being retooled by Indian-owned Jaguar Land Rover to accommodate previous statements made by the company that all n...

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Facebook kept sharing data with Nissan, others

Facebook kept sharing data with Nissan, others

However in a new report from The Wall Street Journal , it seems that Facebook was still allowing some companies to continue to access user data and those of their friends. However, it is unclear ho...

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US says NKorea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early

US says NKorea talks moving quickly, Trump to leave early

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sit down on Tuesday for an unprecedented summit that has raised hopes of progress on the troubled Korean peninsula. Regis. What has...

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Bitcoin Exchanges Must Turn Over Comprehensive Information in Manipulation Investigation

Bitcoin Exchanges Must Turn Over Comprehensive Information in Manipulation Investigation

USA government officials have ordered multiple cryptocurrency exchanges to fork over comprehensive trading data in order to aid in their investigation of whether or not cryptocurrency markets are be...

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