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The broader Nifty was trading flat at 11,087.80, marginally up by 4.10 points or 0.04 per cent. On Tuesday, Sensex had closed at a record high of 36,139.98 after touching an intra-day high of 36,170.83. "Valuations of growth-oriented sectors are high, so broader focus is on defensive sectors like IT and pharma". Sectorwise, the S&P BSE IT index surged the most - up 193.70 points - followed by FMCG index by 58.93 points and healthcare index by 35.76 points.
  • Dems Feinstein, Schiff suggest Russian bots pushed for release of controversial memo

    Dems Feinstein, Schiff suggest Russian bots pushed for release of controversial memo

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    According to the German Marshall Fund's Alliance for Securing Democracy , this effort gained the instant attention and assistance of social media accounts linked to Russian influence operations. Both Facebook and Twitter confirmed that they'd received the letter. It reportedly contains classified information about the conduct of senior Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation officials that allegedly proves Republicans' claims of the Justice Department's bias against President ...
  • Hawaii governor blames false missile alert delay on forgotten Twitter log

    Hawaii governor blames false missile alert delay on forgotten Twitter log

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    I've been putting that on my phone so that we can access the social media directly", Gov. Ige said , via the Honolulu Star Advertiser . Should North Korea launch a ballistic missile at Hawaii, some experts estimate it would take about 30 minutes to reach its shores, although some speculate it could take as little as 20.
  • GSP Airport sets passenger traffic record for third consecutive year in 2017

    GSP Airport sets passenger traffic record for third consecutive year in 2017

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    Data released Monday by the Clark County Department of Aviation says domestic passenger volume grew 2.4 percent from the year earlier, with more than 1 million additional Las Vegas passengers for the year. Munro International Airport in 2017, up from 333,368 the year before. The Airport saw 10.9 million passengers in 2017, topping the previous record of 10.7 million set in 2007.
  • Haqqani commander, 2 others killed in USA drone strike in Pakistan

    Haqqani commander, 2 others killed in USA drone strike in Pakistan

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    At least two people were killed in a USA drone strike in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency today, According to official sources, two missiles hit a house in Spin Tal, a bordering area of North Waziristan Agencies . The US and Afghanistan have long accused Pakistan of ignoring or even collaborating with groups that attack Afghanistan from havens along the porous border between the two countries, a claim Islamabad denies.
  • Customers ask Bank of America to keep free checking account

    Customers ask Bank of America to keep free checking account

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    Arguing that the requirements are beyond the financial reach of many lower-income individuals and families, bank customers have launched a Change.org petition that asks Bank of America to drop the requirements. However, Kristen Clarke, President and Executive Director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a group that targets societal inequality, issued a statement that said low-income people who are denied traditional bank services "are left vulnerable to costly ...
  • Crude oil futures gain on firm global cues

    Crude oil futures gain on firm global cues

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    USA crude oil inventories continue to hold in the middle of the average range for this time of year. That would be the longest stretch of declines in at least three decades, if government data on today confirms it. "Demand is outpacing supply", Brian Kessens, who helps manage $16 billion in energy assets at Tortoise Capital Advisors LLC, said by telephone. "Inventories continue to go down".
  • Tillerson Calls Out Russia For Not Holding Syrian Regime Accountable

    Tillerson Calls Out Russia For Not Holding Syrian Regime Accountable

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    On Monday, pro-opposition Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, said the Bashar al-Assad regime attacked a besieged Damascus residential suburb with chlorine gas. is a direct violation of the prerogatives of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, a blow to the United Nations platform", Ryabkov said.
  • Amazon Opens Its First Checkout-Free Supermarket

    Amazon Opens Its First Checkout-Free Supermarket

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    When they pull an item of the shelf, it's added to their virtual cart. Our answer to those questions is Amazon Go and Just Walk Out Shopping. This convenience store stocks food in the 1,800-square foot space. Despite the lack of cashiers, there are still about 10 employees at Amazon Go, including chefs, helpful associates and ID monitors at the liquor corner.
  • United Bank VA Sells 3237 Shares of QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

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    The stock has a market cap of $100.31B and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated 1.47B. The stock exchanged hands with a volume of 6.8 million shares compared to its standard daily volume. Csu Producer Res reported 3.86% of its portfolio in QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM ). 1832 Asset Management Lp owns 122,443 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio.
  • Huge pay package for Elon Musk at Tesla, with ambitious goals

    Huge pay package for Elon Musk at Tesla, with ambitious goals

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    Here's what investors should know. Finding and retaining the best people has to be job one, and the Tesla board just made another bold move to do just that. The award granted on January 21 appears to be Tesla's way to put to rest questions of Musk's future at the company, since the award is contingent on him remaining chief executive officer, or executive chairman and chief product officer.
  • A Technical Perspective on International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

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    The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by KELLY JOHN E III on 12/30/2017, and was a disposition of 13,512 shares with a final price of $154.04. Riverhead Management Ltd Liability reported 0.15% stake. Janus Henderson Group PLC lifted its stake in shares of International Business Machines by 1,155.3% in the 2nd quarter.
  • Intel tells users not to install its Spectre / Meltdown fix

    Intel tells users not to install its Spectre / Meltdown fix

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    Microsoft pulled patches for some AMD chipsets after the update froze users' computers . In a post on the chipmaker's website Navin Shenoy, Intel Executive Vice President disclosed that they have located the problem and assures the users that they are addressing these issues.
  • N Korea, US clash at disarmament forum over nuclear arms

    N Korea, US clash at disarmament forum over nuclear arms

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    South Korean experts have told UPI that a switch in the official date for celebrating the founding of the North Korean People's Army (KPA) is a sign that leader Kim Jong-un wants to step out of his predecessors' shadows by honing his own military reputation.
  • Jerome Powell to become head of Federal Reserve after Senate confirmation

    Jerome Powell to become head of Federal Reserve after Senate confirmation

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    Powell has said his leadership would represent continuity with his predecessors. During a Senate hearing on his nomination in November, Powell said he would "respond decisively", if necessary, to future problems. economy and public interest. Powell, a current Fed governor and former financial-firm executive , will replace Fed Chair Janet L. Yellen, whose term ends in February.
  • Peel Hunt Reiterates Add Rating for IWG (IWG)

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    Nustar Energy LP now has $3.31B valuation. The stock decreased 0.38% or GBX 0.8 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 207. About 86,481 shares traded. Learning Technologies Group had 22 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has "Sell" rating by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, August 8.
  • GW Henssler & Associates Ltd. Increases Position in Intel Co

    GW Henssler & Associates Ltd. Increases Position in Intel Co

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    Ltd. now owns 4,040 shares of the chip maker's stock worth $146,000 after buying an additional 1,400 shares during the period. The Fmr Llc holds 3.46 million shares with $257.60 million value, down from 3.52 million last quarter. Hourglass Capital Llc, which manages about $861.92M and $420.07M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Gilead Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:GILD) by 5,342 shares to 110,305 shares, valued at $8.94 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.
  • Netflix Subscribers Hit New Milestone, Company Now Worth More Than $100 Billion

    Netflix Subscribers Hit New Milestone, Company Now Worth More Than $100 Billion

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    It has spurred TV companies like Walt Disney Co.to invest more in online services and acquire competitors. UMB Bank N A MO grew its holdings in Netflix by 123.5% during the 4th quarter. The company has a quick ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.47. Netflix, Inc . The firm has a market cap of $98,480.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 229.88, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.56 and a beta of 1.34.
  • Donald Trump ends year as 'most unpopular' president

    Donald Trump ends year as 'most unpopular' president

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    The ABC News/Washington Post poll gave Trump an approval rating of 36 percent, the lowest of any previous president in his freshman year. Despite Trump's famous use of pejorative adages to describe African countries, the dark continent has the highest approval ratings for the USA president: as many as 23 African countries have positive approval numbers, the most glowing of which come from Guinea 71%, Togo 70%, Central African Republic 68%, Ghana 66%, Congo (Kinshasa) 64%, Gabon 63%, ...
  • Inside the Texas home where Perris siblings lived years ago

    Inside the Texas home where Perris siblings lived years ago

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    Mr Turpin is also charged with sexually abusing a child. The Turpin siblings, aged two to 29, were rescued from the house in Perris after a 17-year-old girl escaped out of a window and called the police on January 14 - an escape she had reportedly plotted over two years.
  • Allen County has lowest gas prices 2 weeks in a row

    Allen County has lowest gas prices 2 weeks in a row

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    The price of gas is off to its most expensive start to the year since 2014. The Dearborn-based auto club says early Monday that the average price for self-serve regular unleaded gasoline was about $2.61 per gallon. "As a result, gas prices for the month of January have been the most expensive in four years". While gas prices will continue to be steered by the price of oil, they will soon face additional pressure from refinery maintenance season.
  • Bacardi buys tequila maker Patron in $5.1bn deal

    Bacardi buys tequila maker Patron in $5.1bn deal

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    Cazadores and Corzo are already owned by Bacardi, while George Clooney's Tequila company Casamigos was sold to drinks giant Diageo in a deal worth $1bn (£720m) past year. Patrón tequila is produced from Weber Blue Agave. It would also make Bacardi the second-biggest liquor company in the USA, according to the Distilled Spirits Council, the industry group.
  • Petrol crosses Rs 80 in Mumbai, diesel over Rs 67

    Petrol crosses Rs 80 in Mumbai, diesel over Rs 67

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    Pric3es of both petrol and diesel have been on the rise for the last three weeks with prices rising nearly on a daily basis. According to a report in Reuters , the ministry has also sought inclusion of petrol, diesel, jet fuel and natural gas in the GST to help companies claim tax credits against the tax paid on the purchase of equipment meant to produce refined fuel.
  • South Korea's Moon facing strong public opposition over Olympic deal

    South Korea's Moon facing strong public opposition over Olympic deal

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    Two extra places in short-track speed skating are being given to North Korea , allowing Jong Kwang-Bom to compete at 1500m and Choe Un-Song to take part in the 500m. "This team will enter the Olympic Stadium under the Korean unification flag". And she also leads a hugely popular North Korean girl band, touted as the country's answer to Spice Girls.
  • $1800 for steak and fried fish: Meal bill outrage in Venice

    $1800 for steak and fried fish: Meal bill outrage in Venice

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    The group of students dined at the restaurant located near the tourist hotspot St Mark's Square, and ordered four steaks, a fried fish platter and mineral water. A spokesman for the restaurant, which according to local media is owned by Chinese investors and managed by an Egyptian, reportedly told journalists he had "no recollection of any problems with Japanese customers".
  • Cautious Bank of Japan leaves monetary policy unchanged

    Cautious Bank of Japan leaves monetary policy unchanged

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    When both food and energy prices are excluded, however, consumer prices rose just 0.3 percent in November. World equity markets have been on a tear over the past year, buoyed by a synchronized uptick in global economic growth in a boon to corporate profits and stock valuations.
  • Murdoch calls for 'fee' for trusted news publishers on Facebook

    Murdoch calls for 'fee' for trusted news publishers on Facebook

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    If Facebook wants to recognize "trusted" publishers then it should pay those publishers a carriage fee similar to the model adopted by cable companies. "We need to refocus the system". For their part, many news organizations are locked into their relationship with Facebook, which can drive enormous traffic to their sites, but captures nearly all online advertising revenue for itself.
  • Stocks hit record as senators reach deal to end shutdown

    Stocks hit record as senators reach deal to end shutdown

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    Defense sector index () down 0.7 percent. At 11:03 a.m. ET, the S&P 500 () was up 7.34 points, or 0.26 percent, at 2,817.64 and the Nasdaq Composite () was up 35.90 points, or 0.49 percent, at 7,372.28. Progress toward an end to political deadlock in Germany helped the mood. The Stoxx Europe index rose by 0.2%, driven higher by a rise in the shares of banks.
  • Attack suspect

    Attack suspect "tried to kill as many as possible"

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    Rees told the jury: "Although there is no terrorist offence for you to consider in this case, the prosecution say that the note and the comments he made after his detention establish that this act of extreme violence was, indeed, an act of terrorism, created to influence government and intimidate the Muslim community, and done for the goal of advancing a political, religious, ideological or racial cause".
  • Man wanted for armed robbery of a gas station

    Man wanted for armed robbery of a gas station

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    He was described as having a big nose. He was wearing dark colored jeans, a black hooded sweatshirt a covered a portion of his face with what appeared to be a dark blue handkerchief. According to authorities, the suspect entered the store, covered his face and showed a knife. On Monday, the Searcy Police Department released surveillance photos (attached and at bottom of story) from the Friday night robbery of a Valero on South Benton Street.
  • Bookmakers' shares fall on fears of United Kingdom government clampdown

    Bookmakers' shares fall on fears of United Kingdom government clampdown

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    Ladbrokes Coral's chief executive Jim Mullen said the media reports were "rumour and speculation" and that "the current call for evidence is yet to conclude and industry responses have not yet been submitted to government". Spooner adds: "The consultation period by the relevant Government department closes tomorrow so it will be interesting to see how the industry responds to the final decision".
  • Tesco to

    Tesco to "simplify" structure impacting 1700 staff

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    The roles being cut include personnel managers in 757 large stores and seven warehouses in the United Kingdom, and compliance managers in 667 large stores and seven warehouses. The moves continue a huge wave of job cuts at the UK's biggest retailer over the past few years. "We recognise these are hard changes to make but they are necessary to ensure our business remains competitive and set up for the future", said Matt Davies, chief executive of Tesco's United Kingdom and Ireland business.
  • Trump considers big 'fine' over China intellectual property theft

    Trump considers big 'fine' over China intellectual property theft

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    China will most likely be the target of Trump's actions considering that he has been vocal on how China's alleged theft of intellectual property is hurting the US. "Meanwhile, if a USA automaker sold its cars in China, it would face a 25 per cent tariff - ten times higher - and would have to compete with state-owned businesses and unfair regulations", Schumer said.
  • Five Muslim-majority countries face new, stricter rules from TSA

    Five Muslim-majority countries face new, stricter rules from TSA

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    Some of the restricted countries were also subject to a ban on laptops coming into the USA this summer, before they complied with more stringent security standards set out by the Department of Homeland Security. High-grade military explosives were sent by air cargo from Turkey as part of that plot. Cargo arriving in the U.S. from Turkey is also subject to heightened screening, the TSA first announced in September.
  • Shutdown Continues As Weekend Ends

    Shutdown Continues As Weekend Ends

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    Jolly was referring to a purported deal Senate Republican holdouts had cut with McConnell that was announced on Sunday, which promised a vote on a bill to protect DREAMers in February in return for their vote to reopen the government .