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Burger King Campaign Stirs Support For Saving Net Neutrality

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This is one of the clearest, and most entertaining, Net Neutrality explanations we've seen so far. Burger King employees tell confused, soon-to-be-enraged customers that they actually bought "slow access" Whoppers, which are $4.99. Amusing though the video is, it does an admirable job to cutting to the important parts of net neutrality: the unfairness and overt profiteering that can exist without healthy competition or rules preventing anti-consumer pricing policies. Read More »

Comcast Corp. Books a Massive Q4 Tax Gain

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Scotiabank set a $52.00 price target on Comcast and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Friday, January 19th. Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado sold 47,665 shares as Comcast Cl A (CMCSA)'s stock rose 3.16%. Read More »

Shinzo Abe to confront South Korean president over 'comfort women' rift

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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres are expected to attend the opening ceremony, so Abe's attendance is also aimed at confirming the cooperation of the worldwide community. "This is a question of respect". The unified team will compete under the name "Korea" while the remaining athletes will compete for their respective countries. Read More »

Wenger thinks Arsenal got better deal in Sanchez/Mkhitaryan swap

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We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising. "I think it's a good season, we will talk about it more in May". He made an additional four outings in the Champions League, one in the FA Cup and made a substitute appearance during the club's Carabao Cup game against Bristol City in December. Read More »

Democrats want Facebook and Twitter to investigate Russian bots behind #releasethememo

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In a letter addressed to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey , Adam Schiff , the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, and Dianne Feinstein, the ranking member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, asked the social media platforms to "conduct an in-depth forensic examination" of their own into the online campaign, The Hill reported . Read More »

Spokane airport sets records for passengers, cargo in 2017

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Combined, taxis, Uber and Lyft made a record-setting 5.4 million pick-ups at the Las Vegas airport previous year, a 11.7 percent jump from 2016, airport officials said. "We sincerely appreciate the investment made by our airline partners in opening up more efficient nonstop service to cities that are important to our business and leisure activity markets". Read More »

Pakistan condemns drone strike in Kurram agency

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A missile fired from a drone landed outside a house in Badshah Kot area of the agency - one of the seven tribal agencies in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas. Drone strikes have surged in Kurram Agency after US President Donald Trump's announcement of a new Afghan policy in August. Islamabad denies the allegations it harbors insurgents and consistently blames Afghan refugee localities for serving as militant hideouts. Read More »

Bank of America eliminating free checking accounts

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A petition at Change.org urged Bank of America to reconsider, as the account rules cause a hardship to low-income customers. The bank said the e-banking accounts were not created to target lower-income customers. Israel doesn't think that Bank of America's decision to phase out its eBanking account signals the end of low-priced checking. "Now sadly, Bank of America seems to have changed their mind and wants to no longer offer free checking accounts to the American public". Read More »

USA crude oil tops $65 for first time since 2014

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The tighter fundamentals lifted both crude futures benchmarks about 13pc above levels in early December, helped by production curbs by OPEC and Russian Federation, as well as by healthy demand growth. Brent futures gained 57 cents to $70.53 a barrel. Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Wednesday that an average Brent price of around $60 was a reasonable forecast for this year, Interfax news agency reported. Read More »

How Have United Continental Holdings, Inc. (UAL) Earnings Outlook Changed?

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A stock rating usually tells investors how well a stock's market value relates to what analysts think is a fair value for the stock, based on an independent evaluation of the company. (NYSE:UAL) rating on Thursday, July 20. The good news is there's still room for Bank of America Corporation (BAC) to grow. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with "Hold" on Thursday, July 20. Read More »

Alphabet hatches cybersecurity company Chronicle using Google technology

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Gillett said the software is meant to solve a common complaint of IT and security professionals-being overwhelmed by the deluge of security alerts they receive each day warning of potential bugs and vulnerabilities. "We think we'll be able to help organizations see their full security picture in much higher fidelity than they now can", founder Stephen Gillet said in a Medium post announcing the launch. Read More »

NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) Stock Is An 52-Week High Flier

Director, Hudson Dawn E, sold 3,052 common shares of NVIDIA Corporation ( NVDA ) in the open market. It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. Moreover, Federated Invsts Pa has 0.03% invested in NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ: NVDA ). Middleton & Incorporated Ma holds 1.29% or 87,611 shares in its portfolio. NVIDIA Corporation stock acknowledged attractive focus from Investors and it has been trading on front line. Read More »

Stripe will stop accepting bitcoin in April

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Both companies handled bitcoin payments through BitPay, a bitcoin-specific payment application and Stripe competitor, which itself temporarily banned payments under $100 because of the large fees associated with transaction. Stripe , meanwhile, said it remained optimistic about cryptocurrencies overall and that it would likely enable support for them in the future. The news comes amid a turbulent couple of weeks which has seen the cryptocurrency market as a whole take a beating. Read More »

Equiniti Group's (EQN) "Add" Rating Reiterated at Peel Hunt

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The stock decreased 1.92% or $0.006731 during the last trading session, reaching $0.343069. About 169,205 shares traded. (NYSE:HCC) has 0.00% since January 23, 2017 and is. The rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with "Sell" on Tuesday, December 19. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies to "Hold" on Monday, September 11. Read More »

Latest Analysts Reports: NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI), Red Hat, Inc. (RHT)

Pepsico, Inc. (PEP) ended its previous trading session at $121.51 with the Gain of 1.12%. The company saw 4.26 million shares trade hands over the course of the day. It worsened, as 60 investors sold BBY shares while 189 reduced holdings. About 792,042 shares traded. Price-to-Earnings Ratio is the current share price divided by annual earnings per share. Read More »

Verizon Communications Inc. Earnings Boosted By Tax Benefit

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VANGUARD GROUP INC raised its stake in Netflix, Inc. The investor is now holding $60.88 million shares due in part to a decrease of 7.62 million new shares in their portfolio. (NYSE:VZ) to report earnings on January, 23. They expect $0.88 EPS, up 2.33% or $0.02 from last year's $0.86 per share. GD's profit will be $710.63M for 21.80 P/E if the $2.38 EPS becomes a reality. Read More »

FINAL: Vikings 7, Eagles 38

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Losing the bragging rights the Giants have, which consists of being the only team to knock off the Patriots with Tom Brady and Bill Belichick in the Super Bowl . Since the start of last season, New England is 12-1 without Gronk. It's the biggest spread since Super Bowl 43 where the Cardinals were touchdown underdogs to the Steelers. Read More »

Tesla will pay Elon Musk only if he meets company goals

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Tesla must hit a series of escalating revenue and adjusted profit targets, only after which Musk would vest share options worth 1 per cent of company shares. As part of the deal, Tesla must grow... If Tesla can manage to make the top one, for instance, it'll be among the highest valued companies in the world. Read More »

Science fiction, fantasy author Ursula K. Le Guin dies at 88

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In 2003, Le Guin was named a grand master of science fiction by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Best-selling American crime writer Stephen King mourned her as "one of the greats", in his own tribute on Twitter. Writer Shannon Hale lamented Le Guin's death. "Not just a science fiction writer; a literary icon". "Though marketed as young-adult novels, " A Wizard of Earthsea " (1968), "The Tombs of Atuan" (1971) and " The Farthest Shore " (1972) are as deeply imagined, as ... Read More »

Having to Re-think Free Checking

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The protest comes as some USA banks examine appropriate charges for basic checking accounts that run up maintenance costs but also provide a source of income through overdraft fees. The bank said the e-banking accounts were not created to target lower-income customers. The bank said it does not break out numbers of customers by specific types of service. Read More »

Amazon.com: : Amazon Go

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While a New York Times reporter who got an early look tried to test the robots' mettle, he was promptly discovered, and his Amazon account was charged for the item, a four-pack of soda. Because it turns shopping into an existential riddle: The store encourages people to "Just Walk Out", so what even is the line between honest shopping and would-be shoplifting? Location apps can help deliver information to customers smartphones that are specifically catered to them. Read More »

Noteworthy Stock to Watch For: American Electric Power Co., Inc. (AEP)

The survey measures nine attributes related to financial performance and corporate reputation. The stock increased 1.28% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $89.96. Brown Brothers Harriman And Company reported 18,141 shares or 0% of all its holdings. (NYSE:SF) on Monday, November 28 to "Neutral" rating. The firm has "Overweight" rating by arc given on Thursday, September 3. Read More »

Royal Bank of Canada Reaffirms Sector Performer Rating for BP (BP)

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HSBC lifted their price target on shares of Phoenix Group from GBX 810 ($10.83) to GBX 820 ($10.96) and gave the company a hold rating in a report on Thursday, November 23rd. As per Thursday, January 26, the company rating was upgraded by Bank of America. Separately, Berenberg Bank started coverage on shares of Time Out Group in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Read More »

Bacardi to buy premium tequila maker Patron in $5.1 billion deal

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The partnership between the two brands is nothing new, with Bacardi owning roughly 25% of Patron since 2008. Bacardi said Monday it is acquiring Patron Spirits in a $5.1 billion deal, the company said in a statement. Super-premium tequila grew eightfold between 2002 and 2016, according to the Distilled Spirits Council , a trade organisation. It was founded in 1862. Read More »

Couple plead not guilty to torture of children

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In her interview with Good Morning America , Flores said , "If I went to get in the shower, [David] would come in there while I was in there and watch me..." They discovered the 17-year-old had been planning her escape for two years. Perkins said he complimented them on it. Social media photos show the family at Disneyland and Las Vegas. One is how the Turpins controlled the children, sometimes seen smiling in pictures with their parents during trips, to the point that nothing appeared ... Read More »

Rupert Murdoch to Facebook: Pay us for our stories

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Variety reports that Rupert Murdoch, the billionaire owner of News Corp and CEO of Fox News , recently stated his belief that Facebook should adopt a " carriage fee " similar to the cable network payment model. "We considered asking outside experts, which would take the decision out of our hands but would likely not solve the objectivity problem ", said Zuckerberg . Read More »

Zimbabwe cuts import tax on petrol, diesel to reduce pump price

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The oil ministry plans to cut excise duty on petrol and diesel in the forthcoming 2018-19 budget to cushion consumers from the impact of rising oil prices, two oil ministry officials told Reuters yesterday. Under the new tax regime, the maximum tax imposed on petrol and diesel will be capped at 28 per cent. When compared to other metros in the country, the price of petrol and diesel in Delhi is the lowest of all. Read More »

Swiss firm Richemont offers €2.8bn to buy Yoox Net-A-Porter

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Whilst Richemont has always been an early investor in the Net-a-Porter business with a minority stake in 2002, the latest bid will bring it full circle to form the world's largest and most powerful fashion e-tailer to date. "As part of our group, YNAP Group would continue to operate as a separate business, ensuring it remains a neutral and highly attractive platform for third party luxury brands". Read More »

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) Shares Sold by Rand Wealth LLC

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The stock increased 0.14% or $0.23 during the last trading session, reaching $162.6. Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for Johnson & Johnson and for the current quarter 19 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $1.72/share. Read More »

Bank of Japan Sticks to View on 2% Inflation

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Soft inflation expectations, or public perception of future price rises, have hampered the BOJ's efforts to use its huge money printing to eradicate Japan's sticky deflationary mindset and nudge households into boosting spending. "The BOJ will keep reducing bond purchases as that's the reason for introducing the yield curve control", said Genji Tsukatani, portfolio manager at JPMorgan Asset Management in Tokyo . Read More »