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Heavy snow forecast for the Borders

Heavy snow forecast for the Borders

The weather alert warns of "heavy, squally showers" that will turn to "sleet, hail, and snow" over the north of the United Kingdom, with over 10 cm of heavy snow expected to fall over higher ground in...

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Oil hovers near $64/Bbl, clouded by rise in US output

Oil hovers near $64/Bbl, clouded by rise in US output

Two months ago no one predicted prices to rise beyond what they were at that time. However, the market anticipated - rather demanded - the Opec and non-Opec agreement of reducing production by 1.8 m...

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Carillion plunges into liquidation, putting jobs, pensions and government contracts at risk

Carillion plunges into liquidation, putting jobs, pensions and government contracts at risk

Those already receiving their pension from Carillion will continue to receive payment and a dedicated web page and helpline have also been set up for workers. Carillion's HS2 contract involved des...

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Airbus Posts Record Deliveries in 2017, Announces 2018 Price List

Airbus Posts Record Deliveries in 2017, Announces 2018 Price List

Executives began 2017 projecting that after several years of strong bookings new orders would fall short of deliveries . Airbus discussion of the potential cancellation came as the Airbus said ...

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Wells Fargo Q4 Profit Rises, Beats View; But Revenues Miss

Wells Fargo Q4 Profit Rises, Beats View; But Revenues Miss

Moreover, Bokf Na has 0.06% invested in CBRE Group, Inc. Bw Gestao De Investimentos Ltda, which manages about $495.52 million US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Steel Dynamics Inc (NASDAQ:STLD) b...

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JPMorgan's Profit Hurt by Tax Law

JPMorgan's Profit Hurt by Tax Law

The stock increased 1.12% or $1.36 during the last trading session, reaching $122.85. About 6.24 million shares traded or 22.73% up from the average. It has outperformed by 10.49% the S&P500. Jefferie...

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Uber used secret system to lock down computers in police raids

Uber used secret system to lock down computers in police raids

The ride-sharing company used Ripley at least two dozen times in 2015 and 2016 in countries including Canada, the Netherlands, Belgium, France and Hong Kong, according to Bloomberg . But the company ...

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Kenyan airways launch first ever non-stop flight from Nairobi to NY

Kenyan airways launch first ever non-stop flight from Nairobi to NY

The flight will depart daily from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport hub in Nairobi at 2325 and arrive at JFK airport in NY at 0625 the following day. The national carrier has over the past one yea...

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France's baby food scare worsens

France's baby food scare worsens

Over 30 children have fallen ill and the crisis deepened this week. France's consumer protection agency ordered a halt to sales of products from the site. France has found that baby food products ...

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Watch Breath Taking Display of Fireworks

Watch Breath Taking Display of Fireworks

W. fireworks superstore near Bellmead for five years. "We're ready for it", Davis said. The massive fireworks display included a rainbow waterfall cascade of lights and colour flowing off Harbou...

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Diet Coke Announces a Fab Four

We're modernizing what has made Diet Coke so special for a new generation", he added. "We even hosted a mixology session in Atlanta where we invited fans to ideate, create and taste Diet Coke flavours...

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Euro jumps after European Central Bank minutes; stocks gain with energy

Euro jumps after European Central Bank minutes; stocks gain with energy

Euro to US Dollar Slide Possible on Next Week's Inflation Rate StatsLooking ahead, the Euro could lose ground to the US Dollar on 17th January, when December's Eurozone inflation rate figures come out...

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Wal-Mart to Close 10% of Its 660 Sam's Club Stores

Wal-Mart to Close 10% of Its 660 Sam's Club Stores

Walmart's decision to raise its minimum wage from $10 to $11 an hour is a corporate decision alone. Assuming a 40-hour work week, the $300 million increase the company expects in its wage bill wou...

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The Central Hall at CES 2018 just lost power, and people cheered

The Central Hall at CES 2018 just lost power, and people cheered

A power outage darkened parts of the Las Vegas Convention Center on Wednesday as CES , a massive technology show was in full swing. The Central Hall houses the giant booths for the show mainsta...

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December CPI inflation over 5.2%, dashing hopes of RBI rate cut

December CPI inflation over 5.2%, dashing hopes of RBI rate cut

Simultaneously, the ministry also put out the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation number, which continued to be elevated at 5.2% in December compared to the 4.88% in November. The dollar briefly tr...

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Ripple (XRP) Price Races Past $2.2 As MoneyGram Partnership Announced

Ripple (XRP) Price Races Past $2.2 As MoneyGram Partnership Announced

XRP is an efficient digital asset for blockchain powered payments with transaction fees at just fractions of a penny. "The payments problem doesn't just affect banks, it also affects companies like...

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Ice cream recalled on reports of possible listeria contamination

Ice cream recalled on reports of possible listeria contamination

The products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes . Chocolate-coated and orange-cream ice cream bars have been recalled from 21 grocery chains for possible bacterial contamination, inclu...

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Woman returns 'dead' Christmas tree to Costco for full refund

Woman returns 'dead' Christmas tree to Costco for full refund

The man even shamed Costco for allowing the "ridiculous" return to occur and the woman for asking for her money back. 'Heartbreaking to think she may have needed that money so much, she lost all sel...

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Dropbox confidentially files for IPO

Dropbox confidentially files for IPO

The file-storage company Dropbox has filed papers indicating its attention public, according to business news site Bloomberg . The company is aiming to begin trading on a stock market in the spri...

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Marks & Tesco: Sales strong or weak, future looks bleak

Marks & Tesco: Sales strong or weak, future looks bleak

Morrisons ( MRW ) is perhaps the retailer with the most to celebrate after its stores estate improved like-for-like sales by 2.8% in the six weeks to January 7. Ready to get started? Marks & Spencer...

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Sam's Club Seabrook store to close Jan. 26

Sam's Club Seabrook store to close Jan. 26

A message on the store's phone system also indicated the sudden closure, but did not give a reason. Another local report said some stores may reopen temporarily to sell off inventory at a discount...

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Ford Warns Against Driving Certain 2006 Ranger Pickups

Ford Warns Against Driving Certain 2006 Ranger Pickups

To date, no Tesla vehicle has experienced a problem with a Takata air bag, and hopefully these actions will keep that record clean. The July 2017 fatality in a crash in West Virginia brings the to...

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Walmart is raising its minimum wage and handing out tax cut bonuses

Walmart is raising its minimum wage and handing out tax cut bonuses

Up till now, Walmart workers were paid $9 an hour to start and then were bumped up to $10 an hour after they completed their training. Employees who have worked for Walmart for 20 years or longer ...

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ISRO all set to launch Cartosat-2 series satellite

ISRO all set to launch Cartosat-2 series satellite

Annadurai said. This will be the third satellite in the Cartosat-2 series. Though PSLV has seamlessly carried out 39 consecutive successfully launches, the last failure has thrown up several quest...

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CPI(M) against allowing foreign players to own 49% stake in AI

CPI(M) against allowing foreign players to own 49% stake in AI

The move is meant to "liberalise and simplify the FDI policy to provide ease of doing business in the country", the government said , adding that the relaxed policy will lead to more investment and i...

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Buffett adds his 2 potential successors to Berkshire board

Buffett adds his 2 potential successors to Berkshire board

Buffett said he would not take a short position on bitcoin futures. "They both have Berkshire in their blood". Buffett and Charles T Munger, Vice Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway , will continue in...

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NC loses Toyota-Mazda auto plant to Alabama

NC loses Toyota-Mazda auto plant to Alabama

By making such cars here in Alabama, we hope that over time our plant will come to occupy a special place in the hearts of our employees and the local community. US new vehicle sales fell 2 percent in...

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Former Browns coach Mike Pettine to be Packers defensive coordinator, report says

Former Browns coach Mike Pettine to be Packers defensive coordinator, report says

Prior to that, Pettine spent a pair of seasons as the Cleveland Browns head coach, compiling a 10-22 record. His units were ranked in the top 10 in total defenses in the National Football League e...

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BBC's China editor resigns over gender pay gap dispute

BBC's China editor resigns over gender pay gap dispute

My name is Carrie Gracie and I have been a BBC journalist for three decades. A high-profile BBC editor has resigned, accusing her employer of presiding over a " secretive and illegal pay culture "...

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NY Lawmaker Accused of Stealing Aid Designed to Help Superstorm Sandy Victims

NY Lawmaker Accused of Stealing Aid Designed to Help Superstorm Sandy Victims

In one incident in 2012, the 57-year-old allegedly turned Hurricane Sandy recovery into a money-making scheme by lying about damage to her Coney Island home. Between that August and the following July...

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Jeff Bezos surpasses Bill Gates' net worth, becomes richest person ever

Jeff Bezos surpasses Bill Gates' net worth, becomes richest person ever

Amazon has delivered a big prize to its CEO Jeff Bezos , who is now the richest person on Earth. He also passed Gates to become the richest person in the world in 2017: once in briefly in July a...

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Kodak surges on cryptocurrency service to help photographers

Kodak surges on cryptocurrency service to help photographers

Shares of Eastman Kodak stock were up more than 100% in afternoon trading after the company announced a new cryptocurrency initiative. There was also an update on Kodak's latest 360-degree and v...

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Airport firefighter injured after passenger planes collide at Toronto airport

Airport firefighter injured after passenger planes collide at Toronto airport

A WestJet flight from Cancun with 174 people onboard had just arrived in Toronto and was waiting to proceed to its gate when it was hit by an empty Sunwing airliner being towed by the airline's gr...

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Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk Have Officially Confirmed Their Engagement

Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk Have Officially Confirmed Their Engagement

In 2014, Gwyneth Paltrow's marriage to Coldplay singer Chris Martin ended with a statement that they had "consciously un-coupled". GMA teased the issue with a black-and-white photo of the coup...

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United States not budging on demands that North Korea halt nuclear weapons

North Korea's participation in PyeongChang and a rapprochement between the two Koreas could contribute to easing the peninsular tensions that were raised throughout 2017 by Pyongyang's regular ballist...

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Oprah isn't the only celebrity who might have a future in politics

Becoming the first black woman to accept the Cecil B. De Mille lifetime achievement award, her speech wove together gender, poverty and race. However Trump himself told Winfrey in 1988 that he too wou...

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Oil retreats after hitting 2015 highs

Oil retreats after hitting 2015 highs

Oil prices retreated from their highest level in 2.5 years on Friday as surging US production appeared to offset supply fears stoked by anti-government rallies in Tehran. U.S. crude oil inventories co...

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Girl Scouts kick off new century of cookie sales

Girl Scouts kick off new century of cookie sales

Be on the lookout for the Girls Scouts of Southern Appalachians, they're usually setup near grocery stores around the area. It will help more than a million Girl Scouts sell hundreds of millions of bo...

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Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF (VBR) Rises 0.11% for Jan 5

Cetera Investment Advisers now owns 31,648 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,595,000 after acquiring an additional 11,709 shares during the last quarter. lifted its holdings in shares of Vang...

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Uber's Travis Kalanick to net £1bn from selling 29pc of Uber stake

Uber's Travis Kalanick to net £1bn from selling 29pc of Uber stake

This may be one of the reasons why Kalanick is selling his shares despite sitting on the board of directors. This sale was despite the fact that Alphabet's self-driving vehicle subsidiary Waymo was ...

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