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Kim Jong Un watches South Korean pop stars perform in Pyongyang

Kim Jong Un watches South Korean pop stars perform in Pyongyang

The emcee of yesterday's concert was a popular member of K-pop band Girls' Generation, Seohyun , who had performed with the visiting North Korean singers during their Seoul concert in February. Sun...

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Japan's Abe likely to talk tariffs with Trump in April

Japan's Abe likely to talk tariffs with Trump in April

A Japanese government source told Reuters in mid-March that Japan was considering seeking a summit between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Kim to discuss Japanese citizens abducted by North Kore...

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Uber Ends All of its Self-Driving Operations in California

Uber Ends All of its Self-Driving Operations in California

The San Francisco-based company told the California Department of Motor Vehicles that it will let its license expire at the end of the month, according to a letter from the department's deputy direc...

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(MSFT) Shares Sold by Fiduciary Management Inc. WI

(MSFT) Shares Sold by Fiduciary Management Inc. WI

About 56.57 million shares traded or 74.36% up from the average. It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500. Pacific Center for Financial Services now owns 2,572 shares of the software giant's stock val...

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Kashmir, other issues can be resolved through talks: Pakistan High Commissioner

Kashmir, other issues can be resolved through talks: Pakistan High Commissioner

Pakistan's wisdom lies in bringing India to the negotiating table because war is not a favourable solution, the country's former ambassador Hasan Habib recently said at an event titled "Indian hegemo...

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Facebook launches apology campaign after data leak scandal

Facebook launches apology campaign after data leak scandal

Perhaps it's time for a new platform to be rolled out using blockchain technology that would undoubtedly win the hearts of the privacy-conscious. In the apology, the 33-year-old wrote: 'You ma...

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Woman bumped from overbooked United flight walks away with $10K

Woman bumped from overbooked United flight walks away with $10K

Then this: "I AM THE LOWEST FARE PASSENGER", Preiss tweeted . "They are kicking me off this flight". Preiss says she tried to demand cash but the staff were adamant that she take a travel voucher...

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Mozilla suspends ads on Facebook on data privacy concerns

Mozilla suspends ads on Facebook on data privacy concerns

In a post last night (21 March), Zuckerberg gave a timeline of events going back to 2007 when Facebook launched the Facebook Platform with the vision that more apps should be social. On a user ...

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Remember KB Toys? It's making a comeback

Remember KB Toys? It's making a comeback

If you haven't heard by now, I'm sorry I have to be the one to break it to you, but Toys R Us is going out of business. Toys "R" Us , which filed for bankruptcy previous year, announced last wee...

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Video showing moments leading up to self-driving Uber crash released

Video showing moments leading up to self-driving Uber crash released

The video shows what the vehicle and its safety driver could see before the collision with the woman, and also offers footage of the driver. The person who was inside the vehicle at the time was ident...

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Dec to host remaining Saturday Night Takeaway shows alone

Dec to host remaining Saturday Night Takeaway shows alone

The news comes after Ant chose to re-enter rehab following reports that he hit two cars in his black Mini sports auto while driving home after a walk with his dogs. "A number of individuals were treat...

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The EU could make Big Tech pay tax on its turnover

The EU could make Big Tech pay tax on its turnover

Ireland - which is in a dispute with the European Commission over its tax treatment for Apple - quickly voiced opposition to the new plans Wednesday. The Frenchman did not name any companies. It'...

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Kidde recalls almost 452000 dual smoke detectors

Kidde recalls almost 452000 dual smoke detectors

This could pose a risk to any owners of the detector in not being warned of a fire in their home. "KIDDE" is printed on the front center of the smoke alarm. Those with these affected smoke alarms to...

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Micro Focus International (MCRO) Price Target Lowered to GBX 1500 at Barclays

Micro Focus International (MCRO) Price Target Lowered to GBX 1500 at Barclays

He will need to allay fears the company's bad news does not precipitate a steady slide in fortunes for Micro Focus , which has pursued an aggressive M&A strategy in recent years. Micro Focus meanwhil...

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Google may have a master plan to take down Amazon

Google may have a master plan to take down Amazon

Google has been trying to help retailers compete with Amazon Prime through Google Express , which lets shoppers order items and have them delivered quickly (same-day to 3-day options) and cheaply ...

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Dairy Queen giving away free vanilla cones Tuesday to celebrate spring

Dairy Queen giving away free vanilla cones Tuesday to celebrate spring

Limit one per customer. Download the KIII-TV 3News app now . On Long Island, Dairy Queen locations include East Northport, Medford, Huntington, Massapequa and Levittown. "The First Day of Spring,...

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FA Cup: Manchester United, Tottenham through to semi-finals

FA Cup: Manchester United, Tottenham through to semi-finals

Christian Eriksen put the Lilywhites ahead in the 11th minute itself, with a fine left-footed strike from outside the box before Erik Lamela extended their lead towards the end of the first-half. Lu...

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European Fears Grow Over Trump's 'Fixing' of Iran Deal

European Fears Grow Over Trump's 'Fixing' of Iran Deal

Ben Cardin, D-Maryland, authored the legislation signed into law after the Iran deal requiring the administration to certify to Congress every 90 days whether Iran was in compliance with the deal form...

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FDA announces intent to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes

FDA announces intent to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes

Tobacco companies have been mostly silent in response to this new potential regulation but are supportive overall of establishing a regulatory framework that can assist in tobacco harm reduction. They...

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HSBC pay gap reveals men being paid twice as much as women

HSBC pay gap reveals men being paid twice as much as women

The figures are for HSBC Bank, the group's biggest United Kingdom entity, which employs more than 23,500 people. The business's gender pay gap report, published on Friday under new rules created...

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German interior minister questions Islam's place in country

German interior minister questions Islam's place in country

Mr Seehofer, who heads Mrs Merkel's Bavarian sister party the CSU, also vowed to increase deportations of rejected asylum-seekers. Merkel, who has faced strong criticism from some Germans as well ...

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Iran, US diplomats hold mutual talks on JCPOA

Iran, US diplomats hold mutual talks on JCPOA

Hook said the meetings in Vienna had been productive, insisting that "the U.S.is meeting its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal and we are holding Iran accountable for its commitments". U.S. ...

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Plastic particles found in bottled water

Plastic particles found in bottled water

Peggy Apter of IN said to Orb Media , the non-profit journalism group that organized the bottled water study . Of the 259 bottles tested, 17 had no particles. "It's not straightforward", said Pr...

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Where to get deals for National Pi Day

Where to get deals for National Pi Day

But at Blaze Pizza , it's a BIG thing today, Wednesday, March 14 - 3-14, or 3.14 if you're from Europe or some other country that uses decimal points instead of dashes for numerical dates. They were ...

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Lexington Realty Trust (NYSE:LXP) to Issue $0.18 Quarterly Dividend

Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) has risen 32.55% since March 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.05% the S&P500. Sg Capital Management Llc, which manages about $427.20M and $9...

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'We had your backs': Trudeau on country's steel and aluminum workers

'We had your backs': Trudeau on country's steel and aluminum workers

As the United States tries to light a fire under NAFTA negotiations, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada will not be bullied or pressured by the United States as part of ...

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Former Irish president condemns Catholic Church as 'empire of misogyny'

Former Irish president condemns Catholic Church as 'empire of misogyny'

That was the same year the Episcopal Church in the United States voted to admit women to the priesthood, so the Vatican statement was a clear sign that a rift was opening up between Catholicism and ma...

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European Central Bank: US President Trump tariff move

European Central Bank: US President Trump tariff move "dangerous"

The bank dropped the line that it would stand "ready to increase the asset purchase programme (APP) in terms of size and/or duration", if the economic outlook became "less favorable". European Financi...

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United Airlines reverses its plans for a lottery bonus program

United Airlines reverses its plans for a lottery bonus program

The previously proposed bonus system would have offered employees lottery drawings for cash prizes, luxury cars and vacation packages instead of the now approved quarterly performance bonuses. "We are...

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Cigna to buy Express Scripts for $54 billion

Cigna to buy Express Scripts for $54 billion

USA health insurer Cigna Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts for a cash and stock transaction of approximately $67 billion, incl...

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