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Germany approves bill curbing online hate crime, fake news

Germany approves bill curbing online hate crime, fake news

Germany's justice minister said hate speech posed a grave danger to harmonious living in a free, open and democratic society. Already, a few fake news reports have emerged in Germany, including on...

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Trump Signs Bill Nixing FCC's Broadband Privacy Rules

President Donald Trump rescinded a rule requiring internet service providers to seek subscribers' permission before using their web browsing history for marketing, handing broadband providers a vict...

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Ben & Jerry's to give away free ice cream cones Tuesday

Ben & Jerry's to give away free ice cream cones Tuesday

Now, the company has scoop shops around the world, including locations in Japan, Singapore, Greece, Brazil, and Mexico, making Free Cone Day a global event. "As a progressive business, we share man...

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On Equal Pay Day, Wyoming Still Lagging Behind

Women working for Warren were paid just 71 cents for every dollar paid to men during the 2016 fiscal year... The pay gap was lowest in NY, where women made 89 percent of what men made, and highest ...

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Scottish first minister tells PM May not to block independence referendum

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said: "There will be many voters who voted to remain in the European Union who will be feeling betrayed by the SNP who are simply using Brexit for their ...

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Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

President Trump forgets to sign executive order, walks out of ceremony. 'We're going to get these bad trade deals straightened out'. The first order directs the Commerce Department to take the nex...

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South Korea expects no issues with Pyongyang games

However, 38 North also said Pyongyang understands the world is watching and the regime could attempt to manipulate reporting about its nuclear developments. The Trump administration has been conductin...

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White House counters investigation with its own allegations

White House counters investigation with its own allegations

The White House contends that Nunes' information - which has not been made public - validates Trump's explosive claim that his predecessor wiretapped his NY skyscraper. Was Trump concerned that his fo...

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Winter weather advisory in effect Friday

Winter weather advisory in effect Friday

Precipitation will become more widespread and heavy late Friday and early Saturday . Slightly higher amounts are possible in the Denver and Boulder areas especially for the southern and western sub...

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US stocks end 1Q with solid gains after day of listless trading

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 69.17 points, or 0.33 percent, to 20,728.49. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector has gained almost 12.5% since January, making it the best-performing ...

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Fury as Spain handed veto over Gibraltar by European Union in Brexit shock

Fury as Spain handed veto over Gibraltar by European Union in Brexit shock

Some 96% of Gibraltar's citizens voted to remain in the EU. Emily Thornberry the shadow foreign secretary said: "The issue of Gibraltar is clearly a hard and thorny issue, but the truth is the p...

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As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

Speaker Paul Ryan says he understands and shares President Donald Trump's frustration with the House Freedom Caucus . He says this will happen "If they don't get on the team". There are, as of th...

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Staff shake-up at White House as deputy chief of staff leaves

However, many in the White House are hoping Walsh's departure fixes another one of the problems to plague the administration. Walsh will join the pro-Trump group America First Policies to help bolst...

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Easter Egg Hunts, Bunny Photo Opps In CT

Easter Egg Hunts, Bunny Photo Opps In CT

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on April 15 at 8:30 a.m.at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse. Sponsored by the Lincolnway Special Recreation Foundation, the breakfast will feature a continuous serv...

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Fox News criticized for 'news alert' about Trump's weekend

Fox News criticized for 'news alert' about Trump's weekend

Nathaniel Meyersohn of CNN's investigations team reports that the Secret Service has already spent $16,000 on golf cart rentals for Trump's trips to Mar-a-Lago. Though Trump and other Republicans f...

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CBN to sell dollars to consumers at 360 naira

CBN to sell dollars to consumers at 360 naira

He therefore urged customers to report any erring bank refusing to sell at stipulated rates and conditions to the CBN for investigation and appropriate sanctions. This is in continuation of its bid ...

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Why Investors Are Running Away From Canadian Solar After Earnings

Why Investors Are Running Away From Canadian Solar After Earnings

As per the company's downstream business, it expects to hook to the grid between 1 GW and 1.2 GW of solar power plants globally this year. As the revenues measures, firm has operation margin of 6.40...

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London Terror Attack: Mayor Says Terrorism Is Part Of Big City Living

However, as today's terrorist attack proves, no matter how vigilant Londoners and tourists remain, some incidents are unpredictable and unstoppable by simply watching your surroundings. "They've done ...

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After Debate, Macron Secures Leadership to French Elections

The debate, and the two others that will follow ahead of the April 23 first round, are seen as key in an election in which almost 40 per cent of voters say they are not sure who to back. The UNDR, how...

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Trade protectionism worry drags on stocks, dollar at six-week low

Trade protectionism worry drags on stocks, dollar at six-week low

Meanwhile, gold prices hit a two-week high yesterday as the greenback slumped. The most active gold contract for April delivery rose 3.8 US dollars, or 0.31 percent, to settle at 1,234.00 dollars pe...

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Ivanka Trump's Move To The White House Raises Questions About Ethics

Ivanka Trump's Move To The White House Raises Questions About Ethics

Trump says she will follow ethics rules and some of her financial information will be included in Kushner's official disclosures. In her unpaid role, Ivanka will "continue to be the eyes and ears ...

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Uber's President Jeff Jones resigned after joining the Company for six months

Uber's President Jeff Jones resigned after joining the Company for six months

The promise made in a conference call with reporters Tuesday comes amid a wave of ugly developments, including allegations of rampant sexual harassment and a video of a profanity-laced confrontati...

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Wall Street to open higher on Fed's 'gradual' rate-hike outlook

Indexes: Germany's DAX 30 index was up 0.1% at 11,996. Despite the fresh optimism in equities, currency markets were far more circumspect with the U.S. Citizens of the Netherlands voted yesterday, W...

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Canadian Extradited To US Accused In Massive Computer Hack

Canadian Extradited To US Accused In Massive Computer Hack

The four men together face 47 criminal charges, including conspiracy, computer fraud, economic espionage, theft of trade secrets, and aggravated identity theft, the Justice Department said in a news ...

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Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET) Common Share Dividend Payout Ratio

Investors Real Estate Trust (IRET) Common Share Dividend Payout Ratio

Barclays PLC lowered their price objective on shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities from $121.00 to $116.00 and set an overweight rating for the company in a research note on Monday, January 23r...

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Mount Etna Eruption Triggers 'Violent Explosion', 10 Injured

Mount Etna Eruption Triggers 'Violent Explosion', 10 Injured

Etna has been experiencing an ongoing eruption, according to Italian news agency RAI, which reported that of 10 people injured in the blast, six were hospitalized, though none with life-threatening ...

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William Ackman is no longer a Valeant's shareholder

William Ackman is no longer a Valeant's shareholder

This means some analysts still think VRX stock a good short, even at $10 per share, believing the company will soon be worthless as interest rates rise and it starts to violate profit covenants on t...

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Gander Mountain files Chapter 11

Gander Mountain files Chapter 11

Myers confirmed that those two stores are slated to close, but said that move is unrelated to the bankruptcy filing . The Wall Street Journal and other media outlets report the company has filed fo...

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Petition Seeks Release of Afghan Family Detained in US

Petition Seeks Release of Afghan Family Detained in US

U.S. visas are often granted to interpreters. A petition by the International Refugee Assistance Project on behalf of the father, mother and three children - ages 7, 6 and 8 months - is asking a fed...

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PSA Group supervisory board approves Opel and Vauxhall takeover

Though the companies haven't reached an agreement as of yet, Detroit Free Press quoted PSA Group spokesman Pierre-Olivier Salmon as stating, "The discussions are going very well; I think everyone want...

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Technical Charts and Signs for General Electric Company (GE)

Pitcairn Co.'s holdings in General Electric Company were worth $3,437,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. The Company operates its businesses in three segments: electric, gas and other. The Q2 2017 ...

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Yellen Signals March Rate Hike and Faster Pace of Future Increases

The developments sent the pound lower by 0.62 per cent to sit at $1.22 as currency traders bet that a hike will be voted through at the Fed's march monetary policy meeting. The cost for banks to borro...

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FCC votes to block internet privacy rule

FCC votes to block internet privacy rule

The rules aimed to protect personal consumer data. FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, the sole Democrat on the commission, blasted the vote on Wednesday, issuing a dissent. "It has been a core value o...

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Oil down on record US crude stocks, flat Russian output

Oil down on record US crude stocks, flat Russian output

A Reuters' survey indicates that the exporter group has boosted already strong compliance to around 94 percent. Iran's crude oil and condensate exports rose three percent month-on-month in January...

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Ben Carson is Now the Nation's HUD Secretary

Ben Carson is Now the Nation's HUD Secretary

His commitment to bolster America's real estate markets and assist communities nationwide will serve him well in his new role. She added: "During the nomination process, I sent Dr. The retired neuro...

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