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NPR's Mary Louise Kelly , reporting from Moscow says Russia's Election Commission put out a report on Sunday "claiming that their website was hit by a cyberattack overnight and saying the cyberattack originated overseas -in 15 countries overseas".
  • Volkswagen Atlas 5-passenger concept to be unveiled in NY

    Volkswagen Atlas 5-passenger concept to be unveiled in NY

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    As you can see in the teaser above, the new SUV concept takes a lot of its design cues from the larger Atlas . The investment announcement is positive news for the USA auto industry at a time when it is bracing for the impact of higher steel and aluminum tariffs on metal produced outside North America.
  • Dairy Queen to give away ice cream on Free Cone Day

    Dairy Queen to give away ice cream on Free Cone Day

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    Free cones will be available during regular business hours all day long. The company said cones are limited to one per customer. Donations will also be accepted for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals . According to reports, DQ was able to raise $300,000 for the charity on the same day a year ago. Dairy Queen's throughout MI are expected to participate, but guests are advised to contact individual stores to confirm participation.
  • Gambling machine review recommends £30 stake limit

    Gambling machine review recommends £30 stake limit

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    High-stake, high-speed electronic casino games are said to be dangerously addictive and now allow a stake of up to £100 every 20 seconds, enabling a player to theoretically gamble away £18,000 an hour. The Commission left the option for a £2 stake open but said it was not necessary and recommended a series of other measures to help problem gamblers.
  • First images released of Volkswagen's electric Pikes Peak vehicle

    First images released of Volkswagen's electric Pikes Peak vehicle

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    Volkswagen is getting ready to compete in this year's Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 24 in Colorado with the I.D. Pikes Peak electric race vehicle. VW suggests the I.D. Volkswagen plans to show off its electric powertrain tech via the I.D. The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, also known as the Race to the Clouds, is a 19.99km route near Colorado Springs in the US.
  • The Montrusco Bolton Investments Inc. Sells 1498 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc

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    Washington Tru stated it has 2.11% in Amazon.com, Inc. Vestor Capital LLC now owns 109 shares of the e-commerce giant's stock valued at $106,000 after purchasing an additional 10 shares during the last quarter. Blackburn Jeffrey M had sold 12,666 shares worth $18.50M. Zapolsky David sold $3.24 million worth of stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $1,462.32, for a total transaction of $795,502.08.
  • Beast of the East 2.0 to continue after weekend

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    The " mini beast from the east " has seen temperatures fall a couple of degrees below zero overnight and a decent layer of snow descend on Deeside this morning. The Met Office warnings for snow and ice begin at 6pm on Friday for eastern Scotland and England, and run into all of Saturday, where nearly the entire country is included.
  • Uber self-driving test auto involved in accident resulting in pedestrian death

    Uber self-driving test auto involved in accident resulting in pedestrian death

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    ABC 15 is reporting that the vehicle hit a woman in Tempe, Arizona on Monday morning, and that she died of her injuries at a hospital. "Our hearts go out to the victim's family", a company spokeswoman said in a statement. On March 15, an Uber self-driving auto in Pittsburgh was involved in a collision with another vehicle. Uber says that it is working with the the local authorities.
  • Melrose Lowers Acceptance Level For GKN Takeover Bid

    Melrose Lowers Acceptance Level For GKN Takeover Bid

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    Under the terms of Melrose's offer, GKN shareholders would receive 81p in cash and 1.69 new Melrose shares for each GKN share they hold. Unless they accept our offer, GKN shareholders will end up with shares in an Aerospace business overburdened with up to £3bn of pension liabilities upon the planned disposals, and a minority shareholding in a Dana-managed Driveline business without a United Kingdom primary listing, which many won't be able to hold.
  • Japan PM's Approval Ratings Dive Over Land Sale Scandal

    Japan PM's Approval Ratings Dive Over Land Sale Scandal

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    The public support for the Japanese government decreased by 9.2 percent within two weeks as result of a scandal over the purchase of land from the state for a private school far below market price, which allegedly involves country's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a fresh poll revealed on Sunday.
  • Ear-piercing, jewelry store giant Claire's files for bankruptcy

    Ear-piercing, jewelry store giant Claire's files for bankruptcy

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    Claire's, the ear-piercing and girls' accessories chain, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Claire's describes itself as the world's leading ear piercer and pointed out in the news release that the service can't be replicated online. According to court papers, a debtor-in-possession, or DIP loan to fund operations in bankruptcy will include $75 million revolver and a $60 million term loan with Citibank N.A.as an agent to other lenders.
  • Russia's Putin wins landslide re-election victory

    Russia's Putin wins landslide re-election victory

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    Putin is facing seven challengers on the ballot but the outcome of the vote is pre-ordained, given his high popularity ratings. The government wants to ensure that this election is clean after ballot stuffing and fraud marred the last Russian presidential election in 2012.
  • KCR plans to meet West Bengal CM soon

    KCR plans to meet West Bengal CM soon

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    Earlier in March, political leaders such as Banerjee, former Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen leader Asaduddin Owaisi backed Rao's proposal for a Third Front - one without the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party and its main opposition, the Congress.
  • Britain, EU reach deal on post-Brexit transition period

    Britain, EU reach deal on post-Brexit transition period

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    Government has made great progress in recent weeks. So they are talking about a purely political agreement which would not have legal force. "A good deal for the European Union and Britain is closer than ever before", said Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis during a joint press conference with his European Union counterpart Michel Barnier .
  • Intu Notes Hammerson's Rejection Of Klepierre Approach

    Intu Notes Hammerson's Rejection Of Klepierre Approach

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    Klépierre offered 615p per share - around 40.7% higher than the Hammerson's closing price on 16 March. So far, profits at Hammerson, the U.K.'s biggest shopping-center landlord, have yet to take a hit, even as its shares have slumped. "The Board of Hammerson has unanimously rejected the proposal on the grounds that it very significantly undervalues Hammerson, its track record of delivery, the quality of its portfolio, its market positions, and the opportunities it has for future value ...
  • United Kingdom tech giant Micro Focus halves in value as shares crash

    United Kingdom tech giant Micro Focus halves in value as shares crash

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    Some of the HPE Software assets that Micro Focus bought included remnants from HP's horrendous 2011 acquisition of former FTSE 100 software group Autonomy, which led to billions of dollars in write-offs and allegations by HP of financial misconduct on the part of the United Kingdom company's management.
  • IndiGo aircraft grounded in Jammu, 6th such incident in a week

    IndiGo aircraft grounded in Jammu, 6th such incident in a week

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    Of these, eight belong to IndiGo and the rest are of GoAir. These moves have raised afresh questions on the performance of A320Neo engines which are being manufactured by Airbus . GoAir has chose to cancel a total of 138 flights between March 15-22, as per announcements made on their respective websites. As per the detailed flight schedule submitted to Directorate General of Civil Aviation ( DGCA ), a PTI report highlighted that, Indigo would not operate 36 daily flights between March 15 ...
  • MGM Resorts International (MGM) Earns News Impact Rating of 0.18

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    The stock decreased 0.89% or $0.68 during the last trading session, reaching $75.34. D'ARRIGO DANIEL also sold $1.26 million worth of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM ) shares. Nomura Hldg Inc accumulated 70,627 shares. The correct version of this report can be read at https://www.thelincolnianonline.com/2018/03/13/ssi-investment-management-inc-buys-shares-of-6314-mgm-resorts-international-mgm-2.html.
  • Apple using

    Apple using "secret" facility to produce its own screens

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    The iPhone SE was the low-priced phone and iPhone SE 2 will be the successor. iOS 12 will also form a critical part of the Apple product portfolio for 2018, and it is believed that this key software release will particularly focus on system performance over innovative new features.
  • Australia wildfires raging, almost 100 houses destroyed

    Australia wildfires raging, almost 100 houses destroyed

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    At the time of going to press - no fatalities had been reported. Assessment teams have been sent to inspect affected properties but their efforts have been hampered by darkness and growing winds. Corangamite Shire Mayor Jo Beard, whose council covers the Cobden area, said residents and farmers were trying to be courageous as they waited to hear the extent of the damage.
  • Ukraine Steps Up Security At Russian Facilities, Blocks Most Russians From Voting

    Ukraine Steps Up Security At Russian Facilities, Blocks Most Russians From Voting

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    Security has been stepped up outside Russian government installations in Ukraine after Kyiv announced that only diplomats would be allowed access to vote in Russia's presidential election. The relevant statement was distributed by the French Foreign Ministry. "Four years after the illegal annexation of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and (the city of) Sevastopol, France remains firmly attached to the full restoration of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity within internationally ...
  • British inner-city teacher named world's best, wins US$1m prize

    British inner-city teacher named world's best, wins US$1m prize

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    She helped a music teacher launch a Somali school choir and she created alternative timetables to allow girls-only sports that would not offend conservative communities, leading the girls' cricket team to win the McKenzie Cup. 'Being a great teacher requires resilience, ingenuity and a generous heart. Following the announcement in her acceptance speech, Zafirakou called for greater recognition for the value of arts subjects in school and said that schools could make a great positive ...
  • The Brokerages Expect Oasis Petroleum Inc

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    Charter Trust Company decreased its stake in Pfizer Inc (PFE) by 3.49% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. About 8.59M shares traded. As per Tuesday, November 21, the company rating was maintained by Mizuho. The firm has "Buy" rating by Bank of America given on Friday, February 9. 21,000 shares were sold by HEFFERNAN EDWARD J , worth $5.14 million on Friday, February 16.
  • Mass. Gun Owners Action League Asks Members To Monitor Gun Violence Protests

    Mass. Gun Owners Action League Asks Members To Monitor Gun Violence Protests

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    Some schools supported the student protest, while others locked their gates or threatened punitive action. Borough President Melinda Katz stood with students at Benjamin Cardozo High School's walkout . Finally, we have seen no evidence that the sign was targeted for removal specifically because it contained a pro-gun rights message. She added that during the walkout, she read the names of each of the 17 people who were killed in the Florida high school shooting, and then had a moment ...
  • Dog accidentally flown to Japan reunited with family

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    A third mishap involving a pet on a United Airlines flight has occurred in less than a week, ABC News reports . United Airlines provoked worldwide outrage after a 10-month-old French bulldog died on one of its USA flights last week.
  • Antero Midstream GP (AMGP)

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    The stock increased 0.88% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $26.49. The shares were sold at an average price of $13.26, for a total value of $38,785.50. The rating was maintained by Compass Point on Thursday, December 22 with "Sell". The stock of Qualys, Inc. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to "Buy" on Monday, November 6.
  • IShares Core Dividend Growth (DGRO) Rises 0.17% for Mar 16

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    The ETF is -3.38% of its 52-Week High and 7.94% of its low, and is now having ATR of 0.19. The company also recently announced a monthly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, March 7th. If you are accessing this piece of content on another domain, it was illegally stolen and reposted in violation of worldwide copyright legislation. Litman Gregory Asset Management LLC now owns 1,070 shares of the company's stock worth $117,000 after acquiring an additional 779 shares during the last quarter.
  • Farmers are dying, Modi doing yoga: Rahul Gandhi

    Farmers are dying, Modi doing yoga: Rahul Gandhi

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    In an uncharacteristic combative mood, Chidambaram, whose son is being investigated on charges of graft, said how many of those present would have felt that he would not be speaking from the dais and even present the economic resolution. And pointed out that only the Congress "will take the country forward". "The BJP government has messed up the economy. Those promises have not been fulfilled", he said.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY) Stake Increased by Vantage Investment Advisors LLC

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    First Financial Bank - Trust Division who had been investing in Bristol for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $108.73B market cap company. On Wednesday, October 25 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy". The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, July 17 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Thursday, October 26 with "Hold".
  • Growth Analysis of Novavax, Inc. (NVAX)

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    During the same period a year ago, the firm earned ($0.21) earnings per share. Volume indicator is significant for screening stocks. The default time frame for comparing up periods to down periods is 14, as in 14 trading days. They buy or sell in enormous chunks. This check is giving Bullish indication for investors. Novavax, Inc . (NASDAQ: NVAX ) has noticeable measure of stock volatility, for this average true range is an exponential moving average (14 trading days) of the True Ranges.
  • Ads On Cryptocurrency, ICOs, Exchanges, Wallets Banned By Google

    Ads On Cryptocurrency, ICOs, Exchanges, Wallets Banned By Google

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    Google has revealed that it removed over 3.2 billion bad ads in 2017. "That's more than 100 bad ads per second!" Aside banning cryptocurrency and ICOs ads, Google LLC is also cramping ads for financial products which include binary options - a risky derivative with an all-or-nothing payoff.
  • CVS Health Corp (CVS) Shares Bought by Inverness Counsel LLC NY

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    The stock decreased 0.60% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $8.25. The stock was sold at an average price of $75.00, for a total transaction of $2,208,375.00. Jefferies maintained the shares of CVS in report on Thursday, May 12 with "Buy" rating. Wedbush maintained eBay Inc. As per Tuesday, January 30, the company rating was upgraded by Needham.
  • Things to Know About Novichok Nerve Agent Allegedly Used to Poison Skripal

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    Retired military intelligence officer Mr Skripal, 66, and Yulia, 33, remain critically ill in hospital after being found slumped on a bench in Salisbury city centre on 4 March. It came as Labour hardened its stance against Russian Federation. " Russia had nothing to do with it", Chizhov told the BBC. "This is the country that has fully mastered the cycle".
  • Rory McIlroy suggests limiting alcohol sales after Bay Hill abuse

    Rory McIlroy suggests limiting alcohol sales after Bay Hill abuse

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    Only he now has a lot more players chasing him than Bryson DeChambeau (72). He will be in the penultimate group with Justin Rose , who shot a 67 while playing in the same group with Woods and wounded up three shots behind. "I figure I'm within reach if I shoot a really, really low round tomorrow", Woods said. But Woods grabbed a 5-iron and just cleared the lip, sending his ball to the back fringe, 19 feet from the cup.
  • Bed Bath & Beyond (BBBY) Sees Strong Trading Volume

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    About 5.18M shares traded or 23.47% up from the average. (NYSE:SAM) has declined 3.11% since March 16, 2017 and is downtrending. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc increased Bed Bath & Beyond Inc ( BBBY ) stake by 1073.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing.