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Dead dog found on Delta flight during Detroit-area airport layover

Dead dog found on Delta flight during Detroit-area airport layover

According to Delta, Alejandro was checked on during a stop in Detroit, Michigan and again two hours later. The Pomeranian, called Alejandro, was found dead Wednesday morning in its carrier in a carg...

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Visa service now back to normal after payments chaos across Europe

Visa service now back to normal after payments chaos across Europe

Visa account holders should now be able to use their cards for purchases and to withdraw cash, after the issues yesterday caused long queues in shops as customers were unable to pay. During the sam...

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Google reportedly won’t renew its controversial military AI contract

Despite Google's assurances that the project was "specifically scoped to be for non-offensive purposes", an internal petition signed by over 4,000 employees demanded that Google leave the project....

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Amazon blocks Australia from global sites over new tax laws

Amazon blocks Australia from global sites over new tax laws

Amazon launched its Australian site last December and says it now has 60 million products, a fraction of the estimated 500 million products that are listed on Amazon's USA site. There's been no wo...

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Betting On Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB) ?

Betting On Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB) ?

The three US subsidiaries mentioned by the WSJ report - DB USA Corp, Deutsche Bank Trust Corporation, and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas - account for less than 10 percent of the overall b...

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No takers for Air India: What will Modi government do now?

No takers for Air India: What will Modi government do now?

India has said it will "rethink" its strategy after an offer to buy a controlling stake in national carrier Air India failed to attract any buyers. "Further course of action will be decided approp...

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Sault and area tickets win $2 million

Marie, Toronto the Sault Ste. The BCLC conducts an extensive prize claim process for all lottery jackpot winners, which includes the conditions that the victor must consent to the BCLC publishing hi...

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2.3 million workers to get pay rise

2.3 million workers to get pay rise

The Australian Council of Trade Unions wanted an increase of $50 a week, arguing it would help Australians grappling with the rising cost of living. President Justice Iain Ross said compared to thi...

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Porsche gets crunched in valet parking mishap

Porsche gets crunched in valet parking mishap

Emergency workers cut the driver out from the Porsche as a crowd watched. Fortunately, the valet was unharmed. Matthew Talbot, the hotel's director of sales and marketing, told the Australian Broa...

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Crude oil eases on record US production, OPEC supply hopes

Crude oil eases on record US production, OPEC supply hopes

A maze of crude oil pipe and equipment is seen with the American and Texas flags flying in the background during a tour by the Department of Energy at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in Freeport, T...

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SoftBank Will Invest $2.25 Billion in GM's Self-Driving Car Unit Cruise

SoftBank Will Invest $2.25 Billion in GM's Self-Driving Car Unit Cruise

GM will reach into its coffers as well on the occasion and infuse an additional $1.1 billion into Cruise . SoftBank and GM expect to start providing the capital in early 2019. The race to lead Americ...

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FCA unveils overdrafts crackdown

FCA unveils overdrafts crackdown

A spokesman for FCA said: "The FCA believes the harm identified in this market is sufficient in principle to consider a cap on rent-to-own prices". Also for consideration on the table is a ban on ...

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Fiat Chrysler CEO lays out grand plan before he retires

Fiat Chrysler CEO lays out grand plan before he retires

The group believes that the premium that the 500 models command will enable it to better absorb the higher sticker prices of electric technology and is thus readying a new electric version to debut in...

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Qantas, Air New Zealand join forces for codeshare deal

Qantas, Air New Zealand join forces for codeshare deal

Airport security expert Roger Henning echoed the sentiment, telling The New Daily , the deal was a strong move for Qantas and Air NZ and agreeing it would be an economic hit on Virgin Australia . In...

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Vermont to pay up to $10K to new residents who work remotely

Vermont to pay up to $10K to new residents who work remotely

The goal is to draw more people to Vermont whose population is under 625,000 with 15,000 fewer workers than in 2009, according to a website of the state's governor , Phil Scott. Interested workers wi...

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Sears is closing 63 stores as sales tumble - here's the full list

Sears is closing 63 stores as sales tumble - here's the full list

Sears said on Thursday it had identified 100 non-profitable Kmart and its namesake outlets and would shut 72 of them by the end of the third quarter. Same-store sales during the period dropped 13.4%...

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U.S. imposes hefty tariffs on steel, aluminium imports from key allies

U.S. imposes hefty tariffs on steel, aluminium imports from key allies

Though she did say that as of Tuesday Freeland was told by her USA counterpart Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer that no final decision had been made on the tariffs , but by Thursday morning the...

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Google to abandon Project Maven after government contract ends

Google decided not to renew a controversial AI contract with the Pentagon after receiving backlash from its employees, reports say. This use case is well suited for AI given how humans can not an...

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Uber CEO says company is 'on track' for 2019 IPO

Uber CEO says company is 'on track' for 2019 IPO

Uber's self-driving vehicle program has had a few challenges lately after the fatal crash involving one of its self-driving cars in Arizona . How Khosrowshahi handles these and other challenge...

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MSCI Could Cap Brazil, India Weights in EM Indexes

MSCI Could Cap Brazil, India Weights in EM Indexes

The propensity to suspend trading was one of the reasons MSCI had previously rejected China-listed shares . But Pettit underlined "the next step will come quickly, probably in the second half of this...

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Visa operating at 'full capacity' after system failure

The Bank of Ireland told customers it's aware of reports of Visa debit-card issues. "Cash withdrawals can be made at any BOI ATM". The Bank of England has been in touch with Visa to get a better und...

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Singapore Airlines (re)launches world's longest flight from Singapore to NY

Singapore Airlines (re)launches world's longest flight from Singapore to NY

Daily operations will commence from 18 October after an additional A350-900ULR aircraft enters service. 45 min.SIA had already. Measuring in at a staggering 9,537 miles one-way (per Great Circle Map...

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Trump Calls on Canada to Open Markets, Remove Trade Barriers

Trump Calls on Canada to Open Markets, Remove Trade Barriers

On Wednesday, the Trudeau government said it would take additional steps to prevent foreign steel and aluminum from being dumped into the North American market - news that appeared created to try to...

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'Troubled' Deutsche Bank backed by key investor after S&P downgrade

Deutsche Bank shares hit an all-time low on Thursday after reports that the U.S. Federal Reserve rated the condition of the bank's U.S. business as "troubled" about a year ago. "As you know, we have...

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Euro break-up index rises as investors fret about Italy - Sentix

Euro break-up index rises as investors fret about Italy - Sentix

In Beijing, South Korea's Yonhap news agency reported that senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol planned to head to the United States. Lupo Rattazzi, a prominent Italian businessman, ran a full...

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Bristol on Channel 4 shortlist for National HQ

Bristol on Channel 4 shortlist for National HQ

Nottingham City Council Leader Councillor Jon Collins said: "We made a strong case for Channel 4 to come to Nottingham so it's great that they're considering Nottingham as a possible location for a ...

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Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy ousted in no-confidence vote

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy ousted in no-confidence vote

On Friday, Catalan authorities announced their new cabinet, excluding four nominees under investigation for their part in its independence drive to pave the way for Madrid to end its direct rule. Sp...

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US stocks surge as Italian worries ease; oil prices climb

US stocks surge as Italian worries ease; oil prices climb

Microsoft Corporation ( NASDAQ:MSFT ) shares reached an all-time high of US$99.25 and ended the day just slightly below that at US$98.95. Fueling the buying spree was news of a fresh attempt in It...

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United States hits EU, Canada and Mexico with steel, aluminium tariffs

United States hits EU, Canada and Mexico with steel, aluminium tariffs

Washington angered its major allies by slapping duties of 25% and 10% on imports of aluminium and steel . France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire had met with Ross on Thursday in a bid to end th...

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OECD estimates strong global growth in 2018-19, warns risks remain

OECD estimates strong global growth in 2018-19, warns risks remain

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has cut its global economic growth forecast for 2018 slightly, from 3.9% to 3.8%. On Wednesday, the Paris-based institution published its ...

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Amazon geoblocks Australia from US site as tax change kicks in

Amazon geoblocks Australia from US site as tax change kicks in

U.S. giant Amazon, which operates the world's largest online retail site, says it will no longer ship to Australian addresses starting from the aforementioned July 1, 2018 cut-off date. "This will all...

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Starbucks shuts 8000 stores for anti-bias training

Starbucks shuts 8000 stores for anti-bias training

Signage posted at several stores and listings on the Seattle-based chain's website show many locations will close for the day at 2:30 p.m., local time . She said the goal is to create " more a...

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Rise’n Roll’s cinnamon caramel donut named official donut for National Donut Day

Rise’n Roll’s cinnamon caramel donut named official donut for National Donut Day

Ridge Donut Cafe (1600 Portland Avenue): The store is offering a free fry cake with any purchase. Jupiter Donuts: Get a free doughnut with any purchase. It started 80 years ago by The Salv...

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GDPR Compliance Presents Challenges That Moving to the Cloud Can Ease

GDPR Compliance Presents Challenges That Moving to the Cloud Can Ease

My consent to the terms of service was not freely given: I was told I'd have to delete my account if I disagreed with anything in the document. Did you notice that all giants of technology have rene...

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Waymo Has Ordered Way Mo' Self-Driving Chrysler Minivans

Waymo Has Ordered Way Mo' Self-Driving Chrysler Minivans

The company is already testing a small fleet of completely autonomous taxis in Arizona. "We're excited to deepen our relationship with FCA that will support the launch of our driverless service ...

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European Union to impose measures against 'unacceptable' United States metal tariffs

European Union to impose measures against 'unacceptable' United States metal tariffs

But the US Commerce Secretary Wilber Ross announced today that the tariffs will apply to the European Union - as well as Canada and Mexico - from midnight. Trudeau said Vice President Mike Pen...

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Italy renews push to form coalition, end turmoil

Italy renews push to form coalition, end turmoil

Italy's president on Wednesday asked political neophyte Conte to try to form a government, giving the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and anti-immigrant League a shot at running western Europe's first po...

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Trump hits Canada, Mexico, EU with steel and aluminum tariffs

Trump hits Canada, Mexico, EU with steel and aluminum tariffs

President Trump had announced the tariffs in March, but gave several USA allies temporary exemptions while they negotiated potential limits on shipments to the United States. Navarro suggested that t...

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Consumer Reports Gives Tesla Model 3 Its Recommendation After Retest

Consumer Reports Gives Tesla Model 3 Its Recommendation After Retest

But in a test after the update , the stopping distance fell to 133 feet. Musk said then that Tesla had made improvements to the Model 3, suggested CR review the vehicle again, and promised Mode...

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Tesla In Autopilot Mode Crashes Into Police Car In SoCal

Tesla In Autopilot Mode Crashes Into Police Car In SoCal

That alone would not qualify as news, except that it happened while in autopilot mode . A Tesla in semi-autonomous mode hit a semi-truck in the exact same area past year, and police say they're l...

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