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Scott Walker Is Ordered to Stop Blocking Special Elections

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Scott Walker Monday for failing to Read... In ordering Walker to call special elections , Dane County Circuit Judge Josann Reynolds explained : "To state the obvious, if the plaintiffs have a right to vote for their representatives, they must have an election to do so". Read More »

United States stocks slip as trade war rhetoric escalates

Their combined net worth fell $181 billion this week as the S&P 500 Index and Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered their steepest weekly drop in more than two years amid heated rhetoric over tariffs and retaliation. This week was the worst for U.S stocks since January 2016, according to CNBC , and comes as a series of political pressures weigh on an increasingly volatile stock market . Read More »

Our privacy nightmare is worse than just Facebook

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The British firm Cambridge Analytica is accused of using information from a third party, even after assuring Facebook the data would be deleted. If you're using Facebook on a desktop, go to the App Settings page , from where you will see a list of apps with access to your account information. Read More »

Cambridge Analytica searched after warrant granted

Facebook's current turmoil began earlier this month when it was reported that Cambridge Analytica had harvested the private Facebook data of 50 million users. Emphasising on the Facebook data leak controversy, the Centre has sent a notice to data-mining firm Cambridge Analytica seeking immediate response on whether the company has been engaged in any assignment to utilise data of Indians. Read More »

Lankford supports bill to fight sex trafficking, hold websites accountable

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The mothers of both girls gave emotional testimony to Congress in support of amending Section 230 to enable prosecution of the websites themselves. "We were all waking up", Smith said. Once signed into law, FOSTA will likely be used to go after previously vilified websites, like Backpage.com and Craigslist .org, despite the fact that those platforms have been used as critical tools for law enforcement and facilitate the rescues of victims and arrests of offenders. Read More »

Trading Statistics of McDonald's Corp. (MCD)

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Several other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on MCD . Analysts have suggested a mean rating of 2.1 on the shares. Barclays set a $193.00 price target on McDonald's and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, December 8th. Read More »

Bank of England keeps policy rate at 0.5 pct

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Committee members Ian McCafferty and Michael Saunders voted for an increase in rates to 0.75 percent. With the terms of the transition expected to be confirmed Thursday at a meeting of European Union leaders, many economists think there will be few obstacles to the Bank of England raising rates again in May, when it will also publish its new quarterly economic projections. Read More »

Will current leaders believe gun lobby fiction or the truth of youth?

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They disapprove of plans to arm teachers. The national youth-led effort has inspired action from these students, who have been grappling with gun violence in their own community for years . Senate seats and all the seats in the U.S. House of Representatives will be decided. Even some left leaning students were shocked when the walkout became an anti-NRA, anti-right event. Read More »

Markets Right Now: Stocks swoon again; Dow sinks 400

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Stocks are turning lower on Wall Street following a huge slump a day earlier, when worries about an escalating trade conflict between the USA and China rattled investors. On Thursday, markets sank. It was the fifth-largest point decline in history and the market's worst day since the extreme turmoil of early February. Read More »

Asian Markets Plunge over US-China Trade War

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The president instructed U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to levy tariffs on at least $50 billion (U.S.) of Chinese imports , citing allegations China violates U.S. Shares of Deutsche Bank, which retained an 80 percent stake in DWS, then fell more than 4 percent before recovering slightly. LME aluminium fell 0.3 per cent to $US2,075 a tonne, zinc slipped 1.5 per cent to $US3,201, lead was down 1.3 per cent to $US2,368, tin slipped 0.7 per cent to $US20,850 and nickel shed ... Read More »

Sensex, Nifty open in red as Trump sets off fierce trade war

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It finally ended the day at 32,596.54, down 409.73 points or 1.24%. The Nifty was down 116.70 points to close at 9,998.05. Market breadth was negative with 164 stocks rising against 1776 stocks falling on BSE . The markets opened with a negative bias as global trade war tensions intensified after US President Donald Trump ordered at least United States dollars 50 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports and China announced plans for reciprocal tariffs on USD 3 billion of imports from the US, ... Read More »

Toys 'R' Us founder dies as iconic retail chain folds

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So in addition to toys he thought that stores could also offer carts, cribs and or things that could help families grow. He started the company in 1948 when he was 25, anticipating that the post-war baby boom would create demand for baby supplies and toys. Read More »

Founder of Toys"R"Us dies aged 94"

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In the meantime, Toys R Us sought court approval to start the liquidation of inventory in all its USA stores, reserving the right to recall any stores that might be included in a Canadian transaction. The discount on Lego sets is only 5%. In the United Kingdom, deal hunters can only save 15% on construction toys including Lego. The sales will last until stores clear their inventory. Read More »

Uber self-driving vehicle rider was a convicted felon

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The comments contrast with those made by the Tempe police chief, who told multiple media outlets that the pedestrian moved suddenly in front of the vehicle and the crash didn't seem preventable after reviewing footage of the collision. A computer system then dictates what actions the auto takes. "The victim is obscured by darkness-but she is moving on an open road. Lidar and radar absolutely should have detected her and classified her as something other than a stationary object". Read More »

North Carolina jobless rate remains the same at 4.5 percent

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The Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) figures show that the state has gained 22,600 jobs over the past year, a growth rate of 0.8 percent. Over the year, Information lost 1,700 (-1.9%) jobs. The nation's employment-to-population ratio was 60.4 percent, up 0.3 of a percentage point from January. Read More »

Sec. Perdue Releases Statement on Omnibus Spending Bill

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With any 2,232-page bill, there are bound to be some things that I like; in fact, numerous policies in the omnibus are things that I have voted for in the past as stand-alone bills, and would vote for again in the future. Trump used the threat to draw attention to his displeasure about immigration issues, although he said the bill would boost funding to the military, one of his top priorities. Read More »

Bumped United Passenger Awarded $10K Travel Voucher

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Preiss said she paid $163 for her one-way ticket, not counting taxes and fees. After the flight she was already booked on was canceled, Allison Preise purchased the last open seat on a flight from Dulles airport to Austin for a bachelorette weekend with friends. Read More »

Siri Bug on iOS 11 will Read out Your Hidden Messages

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Except that MacMagazine tried simply asking Siri to read out notifications from the lockscreen, and she obliged for apps such as WhatsApp and Skype even with the Show Previews option set to "When unlocked". In a statement on the matter provided to MacRumors , Apple said: "We are aware of the issue and it will be addressed in an upcoming software update". Read More »

Inside NASA's Plan to Maybe Nuke an Asteroid

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This has prompted NASA to send an nearly nine-ton "bulk impactor", created to nudge Bennu out of Earth's orbit, thus saving the planet from the prospective apocalypse. Barbee, told The Post . A lot of them are not existential threats, but some are large enough to cause injury or property damage. This is important as one of the most devastating asteroid impacts in recent history happened in 1908 with an asteroid impact near the Podkamennaya Tunguska River in Siberia. Read More »

United halts pet-hauling service ater Dog death, bungles

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United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz personally acknowledged Wednesday that the carrier mishandled an incident that resulted in a dog's death. Speaking about animal travel, animal rights charity PETA President Ingrid Newkirk, said: "If our dogs can't fly with us in the cabin where we can see and reassure them, the only safe choices are to drive with them to our destination or leave them at home with a trusted friend or sitting service". Read More »

Tesla Shareholders Vote on Elon Musk's Massive Pay Plan Today

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Elon Musk could make as much as $2.6 billion in a compensation package recently approved by Tesla shareholders. The stock closed up 1.9 percent in NY. Some investors have said the package aligns with their interests, signaling they don't mind if Musk gets wealthier, as long as they also see big returns. Read More »

Kidde recalls smoke alarms for sensor failure

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The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is recalling almost half a million Kidde smoke detectors, saying they could fail to work in the event of a fire. The commission said people should remove the alarm from the wall or ceiling and inspect it through the opening on the side for the presence of a yellow cap. Read More »

Fur Is Dead: Animal Welfare Groups Cheer San Francisco Ban

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San Francisco could become the largest USA city to ban the sale of fur, a move that would hearten animal lovers but frustrate niche business owners who say they are fed up with city officials dictating what retailers can or can't sell. This decision makes San Francisco the largest city to ban the sale of fur, following in the footsteps of its neighbor in the East Bay, Berkeley, and the city of West Hollywood nestled in the middle of bustling Los Angeles. Read More »

Merkel says Russian Federation can't be let off the hook in poison attack

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President Donald Trump's plan to introduce tariffs on steel and aluminum imports and warned Washington that the European Union was ready to take countermeasures if necessary. "Today it's more important than ever to continue the dialogue with one another and to promote the relations between our states and our people", Merkel said in a March 19 statement addressed to Putin. Read More »

TOYS 'R' US Going Out of Business Sale Starts This Week

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Kassoff told CNNMoney that he's working with companies that specialize in holiday and pop-up retail. "That's a big, big void that we're hoping to fill up". The chain, which was known to generations of children and parents for its sprawling stores and Geoffrey the giraffe mascot, announce last week it would shutter all of its 740 USA locations. Read More »

Stock Trending Alert: Empire State Realty Trust Inc (ESRT)

About 101,930 shares traded. It has underperformed by 6.11% the S&P500. Edmp Inc decreased Digital Realty Trust (DLR) stake by 74.05% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Great West Life Assurance Company Can owns 107,190 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Municipal Employees Retirement System of MI now owns 26,020 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock worth $265,000 after acquiring an additional 12,000 shares during the period. Read More »

Itel S42, A44 And A44 Pro Entry-Level Smartphones Launched In India

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The phone has Quad-core MediaTek MT6737M processor with Mali T860 GPU. There's a single 13MP rear camera with support for PDAF and dual-LED flash, followed by another 13MP snapper with the same dual-LED flash. It runs Android 7.0 Nougat and comes with 5.45-inch (480x960p) 18:9 display . A 5MP front-facing camera is present on both the phones. The A44 is priced at Rs 5,799 and the A44 Pro will hit the market around mid-April. Read More »

Royal Dutch Shell plc (RDS-A) Eye Catching Volume Move in Focus

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A positive result means that returns exceed costs. The PEG ratio is used to determine a stock's value while taking the company's earnings growth into account, and is considered to provide a more complete picture than the P/E ratio. For example, if the P/E ratio of a stock is 20 times earnings, an analyst compares that P/E ratio to other companies in the same industry and to the ratio for the broader market. Read More »

Climate migration hotspots to emerge by 2030, many places to become uninhabitable

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A new report by the World Bank shows that the effects of climate change could force 140 million people to move within their countries by 2050. People move for many reasons - economic, social, and political. In another perspective on climate migration, other analysts argue that it can be a valid way of adapting to a warmer future. Still higher levels of greenhouse gas emissions could lead to the severe disruption of livelihoods and ecosystems, further exacerbating the conditions for ... Read More »

Dollar Inches Up Ahead of Fed Decision

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European stocks were modestly lower on Wednesday as the dollar eased somewhat against rivals ahead of the looming Fed rate hike. Facebook sank following reports that the Federal Trade Commission will investigate its handling of user data while authorities in the US and United Kingdom demanded answers from the company. Read More »

Trump Bans US Citizens, Residents from Venezuela's Crypto 'Petro'

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The sanctions targeting the petro - the digital currency announced by Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro in December - have been in the works for weeks, Kallanish Energy understands. In a separate move, the administration also slapped sanctions on four current and former senior Venezuelan officials accused of corruption and mismanagement. Read More »

James Packer quits Crown Resorts board

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Mr Packer, who is now in the United States, intends to take a complete break from work commitments in order to regain his health. The article also noted that Packer had returned to the Crown board last July after stepping down in late 2015 to focus on global interest, but that Crown's overseas ambitions were "unwound over the past year". Read More »

Mario Balotelli slams PSG for their early Champions' League exit

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Alves called upon Benitez with a speculative overhead effort after initially miskicking as he attempted to volley towards goal, but Areola had to beat away Balotelli's 63rd-minute shot as play switched rapidly from end to end. "I have never watched PSG, only against Real Madrid". "Money allows you to buy big players, but not a team". "Last year they had a great season and it will be a good challenge to maintain our level of play". Read More »

Sensex rises over 100 points; Nifty above 10100

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The wider NSE Nifty too fell by 100.90 points or 0.99 per cent to end at 10,094.25. Gains were led by IT and energy stocks, with the sub-indices of the sectors trading between 0.7 per cent and 0.9 per cent in morning. Canara Bank slumped 3.84% after the CBI charged its ex-CMD R.K. Dubey and two former executive directors with cheating and forgery. According to market observers, some caution prevailed ahead of the US Federal Reserve's meeting slated to begin later in the evening. Read More »

Orbitz experienced data breach, exposing 880000 payment cards

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Personal information submitted for purchases made between January 1, 2016 and December 22, 2017, on the Orbitz partner platform may also have been accessed. They also maintain that, so far, they do not have any direct evidence that the information was actually taken from the site. Orbitz has since reached out to customers who might have been impacted by this and will offer a year's worth of complimentary credit monitoring and identity protection if necessary. Read More »

Princeton Police Surround Armed Man, Possible Hostage at Panera, University on Lockdown

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Police are engaged in a standoff with a gunman near Princeton University, according to news reports. Classes are now not in session at Princeton University, which is on spring break. Due to the incident, Henry House and Scheide Caldwell House have been evacuated. "We are in touch with the police and will lift the shelter in place when the situation is resolved", said Superintendent of Schools Stephen Cochrane. Read More »

United suspends pet cargo flights after multiple dog-related incidents

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The airline said that it has stopped accepting reservations for its PetSafe program, which allows pets to travel in the cargo hold, while it completes the review, though any PetSafe reservations confirmed as of Tuesday will be honored. The first involved a small French bulldog that had been placed-in its approved on-board pet carrier-in an overhead bin at the insistence of a flight attendant, only to be found dead when the flight landed at New York LaGuardia airport. Read More »

Inflation rate at a 3 year low

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Paul Hollingsworth, senior United Kingdom economist at Capital Economics, said the fall in inflation "confirms that we have now reached a turning point" but that this did not diminish the case for a rate hike in May. "There were some signs of slowing price rises in the cost of products leaving factories, with food and petroleum products prices falling", he added. Read More »

Gas prices jump in Lansing area, fall elsewhere

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Gasoline prices in Chattanooga rose an average of 1.5 cents per gallon in the past week, reversing three weeks of rising prices of fuel just as spring break travel picks up. The price you pay at the pump, really depends on where you do the pumping. Prices at the pump had declined slightly for several weeks, but analysts expected them to rebound due to several factors. Read More »

Amazon to buy Toys R Us?

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Such a move would let Amazon quickly expand its brick-and-mortar presence, coming on the heels of buying Whole Foods Market Inc . and its more than 450 locations past year. Nothing came of the talks. Toys R Us Australia has also said it is "business as usual" despite the US collapse. On Thursday, the brick-and-mortar chain confirmed plans to close all of its USA stores, filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy just six months after sketching out ambitious reinvestment plans meant to ward off ... Read More »

NEXT plc (NXT) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts

The rating was maintained by Shore Capital with "Hold" on Friday, January 13. The stock of Mears Group plc (LON:MER) earned "Buy" rating by Liberum Capital on Tuesday, August 15. 10 funds opened positions while 11 raised stakes. Svcs Automobile Association holds 0.02% or 193,990 shares. After $0.38 actual earnings per share reported by Stagecoach Group plc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -31.58 % negative EPS growth. Read More »

Markets Right Now: Facebook leads tech companies lower

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President Donald Trump's efforts to raise tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the US are raising concerns of a trade war, which is making investors nervous. The company is facing new criticism following reports that a data mining firm employed by the Trump campaign improperly kept data on tens of millions of users. Read More »

Bucharest keeps low European Union ranking in worldwide quality of living survey

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Singapore's top ranking in Asia, a spot it also held past year, puts it well ahead of regional rival Hong Kong, which placed seventh in the region and 71st globally. Meanwhile, a new city sanitation ranking puts Dublin in 31st place. "Companies need to consider these factors in their value proposition to both their local and their expatriate employees", he added. Read More »

Uber Halts Autonomous Car Testing After Fatal Accident

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Tempe Police say a 49-year-old woman, Elaine Herzberg, was walking a bicycle in across a busy thoroughfare when she was hit. The woman was transferred to the municipal hospital, but died due to the severity of the injuries. "We are fully co-operating with local authorities in their investigation of this incident". The first deadly accident in Arizona involving self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian. Read More »