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Uber rolls out transit-style Express Pool service in Denver

Uber rolls out transit-style Express Pool service in Denver

Within the next two days, the around-the-clock service will start running in Los Angeles; Philadelphia; Washington, D.C.; Miami, San Diego and Denver. The goal is to make the overall ride faster and more direct for all users. And, as of Wednesday, it's officially adding a new service to its roster that'll cater to people who don't want to spend a lot of money: a low-priced carpool service called Express Pool. Read More

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Stocks climb as Dow adds 409 points

Stocks climb as Dow adds 409 points

President Donald Trump unveiled the country's latest budget Monday, with the White House calling for $3 trillion in deficit reduction , which would include $1.7 trillion in mandatory spending cuts, while proposing to cut discretionary spending by 2 percent a year after 2019. Read More

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Companies Recall Pet Food After Animals Die, Children Sickened From Salmonella Infections

Companies Recall Pet Food After Animals Die, Children Sickened From Salmonella Infections

ZooLogics Duck with Vegetable Meals for Dogs lot 41957 and ZooLogics Chicken with Vegetable Meals for Dogs lot 41567 were sold online. Salmonella is showing up in a variety of pet foods, prompting the Food and Drug Administration to issue recalls and safety warnings for dog food products from five different companies since the beginning of February, including Raws For Paws Dog Food, Red Barn Pet Products, and Smokehouse Pet Products . Read More

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It's National Pizza Day-Stuff Your Face

It's National Pizza Day-Stuff Your Face

The very first pizzeria opened in New York City in 1895, and today, 17 percent of all restaurants in the nation are pizzerias. Papa John's Dual Layer Pepperoni pizza available now through March 5th for $10. Baskin-Robbins is introducing Sweetheart Polar Pizza Ice Cream Treats , and they'll be offering free samples from 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. on National Pizza day . Read More

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Global stock markets selloff accelerates

Global stock markets selloff accelerates

The bonds market rout has further added fuel to this speculation. They got a lot of steroids of liquidity and low interest rates and refinancing, whereby US Fed picked up every junk subprime loan in the market. Monday's historic slump in U.S. stocks had something to do with this. When bond prices go lower , their yield increases. "There is an emerging inflation story in the USA - and rising United States inflation makes monetary policy less predictable". Read More

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Saskatchewan Unemployment rate second-best among provinces in the country

Saskatchewan Unemployment rate second-best among provinces in the country

While the unemployment rate in December was 8.6 per cent, month-over-month comparisons are hard to make as data is unadjusted for seasonal differences that can influence each month. Despite Canada's healthy economic performance past year, Alexander said the surprising pace of job creation had been stronger than the other data. In a labour force of 39,200, this region saw 37,700 people employed in January - while 1,500 were unemployed. Read More

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LL Bean Ditches Unlimited Lifetime Return Policy as Scams Rise

LL Bean Ditches Unlimited Lifetime Return Policy as Scams Rise

L.L. Bean has been considering changing the policy since at least February of previous year, and is now making the change because some of us don't deserve the company's longstanding good faith. L.L. Bean blames social media and its own marketing tactics for increased abuse of the program. L.L.Bean has stood for quality, service, trust, and getting people outdoors ever since my great-grandfather founded our company over 100 years ago - and that will never change. Read More

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Here are all the Super Bowl 52 commercials in one place

The next technical error to impact Super Bowl 52 came during Justin Timberlake's Halftime Show . NBC Sports will stream 1,800 hours of the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. One Twitter user said: "I re-set my cable box". The still photos and black and white clips show emergency responders helping people out in dire situations. Read More

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TDP MPs readying for protest in Parliament

TDP MPs readying for protest in Parliament

Though TDP and BJP contested the 2014 elections as an alliance the relations between the two started to sour after bifurcation of the state in 2014. Chandrababu Naidu and TDP chief said his party is ready to chart its own course if the BJP is not keen to continue with the alliance. Read More

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EFF calls for secret ballot in motion of no confidence on Zuma

EFF calls for secret ballot in motion of no confidence on Zuma

The ANC's National Chairperson Gwede Mantashe has told a congregation at a church in Katlehong that the party will discuss what is best for the country with President Jacob Zuma on Sunday evening. The rand, which tends to strengthen on signs Zuma could leave office, pared losses on the announcement from parliament. In its letter requesting the vote, the EFF said Zuma was not a suitable head of state as he is likely to be embroiled in a judicial inquiry into state corruption. Read More

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Investment Doubling Stocks on Cards: Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

Investment Doubling Stocks on Cards: Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

Williams Jones & Associates LLC boosted its stake in Valero Energy by 5.7% in the 2nd quarter. Entrustpermal Mgmt Llc reported 1.31% of its portfolio in Valero Energy Partners LP (NYSE:VLP). Refiners are likely to outshine other energy segments in 2018 as they benefit from a surge in US oil production and rack up among the biggest gains from the recent corporate tax cuts, analysts said ahead of the earnings season. Read More

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Budget 2018: Petrol price hiked; Diesel price unchanged in metropolitan cities

Budget 2018: Petrol price hiked; Diesel price unchanged in metropolitan cities

Since a year ago, the oil companies are changing petrol and diesel prices every day after the new dynamic system of fuel prices was introduced. The price of diesel, meanwhile, remained unchanged today at Rs 68.27 per litre in Mumbai. The cost of both diesel and petrol is now at its highest since late 2014, new data from RAC Fuel Watch shows. It will come into effect immediately owing to a declaration under the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act, 1931. Read More

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Waymo Orders Thousands Of Self-Driving Minivans

Waymo Orders Thousands Of Self-Driving Minivans

Fiat Chrysler in Canada is producing the self-driving vehicles for Waymo , which is planning to deploy the hybrids in cities where it is now testing autonomous driving technology. Level 4 autonomy means the vehicle is "fully autonomous" and is able to perform all safety-critical driving functions but not able to handle extreme environments or inclement weather. Read More

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Action Express takes Rolex 24 victory as reliability woes end Alonso's hopes

Action Express takes Rolex 24 victory as reliability woes end Alonso's hopes

Ryan Briscoe finished 11 seconds up the road from Joey Hand to record the blue oval's second consecutive win at the Daytona 24. Fellow New Zealander Earl Bamber finished 17th overall, sixth in the GTLM class, nine laps behind Dixon. The rule implies that the vehicle has exceeded the baseline performance that IMSA expected from the entry prior to the race. The trio headed up a one-two finish for Action Express as the #31 Cadillac shared by ex-F1 driver Felipe Nasr, Mike Conway , Eric ... Read More

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Fitness model kicked off plane headed to New York City

Fitness model kicked off plane headed to New York City

The flight attendant asked her if she wanted to be removed from the aircraft, and the model sarcastically snapped, "Yes!" - so the attendant called the pilot, the site said. While another passenger went to the restroom, the Instagram model stood up, later claiming she had been trying to put her jacket up. She was later filmed explaining her decision, in a video posted online. Read More

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Watch SpaceX's Elon Musk Play with a Flamethrower

Watch SpaceX's Elon Musk Play with a Flamethrower

Musk has confirmed that 4,000 Boring Co. flamethrowers are already sold. Musk did mention, however, that after the flamethrowers are sold out, The Boring Company Freezegun would be next. He wrote on Twitter: "Obviously, a flamethrower is a super bad idea". As well as the flamethrower, there was also the option to pick up an "overpriced" fire extinguisher for an extra $40, embossed with a "cool sticker". Read More

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David Davis attempts to ease Tory nerves over Brexit transition

David Davis attempts to ease Tory nerves over Brexit transition

Just recently, Bank of England governor Mark Carney stated that 10 billion pounds a year are being spent by Britain annually which are costs led by Brexit . Theresa May has bowed to pressure from Eurosceptic MPs and disowned remarks by the chancellor, Philip Hammond , as she struggled to quell a fresh Tory revolt over Brexit that could threaten her leadership, The Guardian writes. Read More

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Dollar hits three-year euro low as European Central Bank warns of forex volatility

Dollar hits three-year euro low as European Central Bank warns of forex volatility

The euro at one point zoomed up more than 1% to a 3-year high of over USD1.25 after Draghi told the press conference that the bank was confident inflation was edging its way closer to its goal. The purchases, already twice reduced, are set to run until the end of September and investors are betting on their end in the fourth quarter. The survey also confirmed Draghi's confidence in growth as the GDP projection for this year was raised to 2.3 percent from 1.9 percent three months ago. Read More

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Hackers steal $400 million from cryptocurrency exchange

Hackers steal $400 million from cryptocurrency exchange

As such, Coincheck's deposit restrictions have spread to cover all NEM sales and purchases, which also includes withdrawals. Back in February 2014, Mt. This was followed by a similar suspension of trading for all cryptocurrencies, except bitcoin. Officials are looking into what happened and do not yet know when trading will resume. Read More

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Canada first: USA trade panel unexpectedly rejects Boeing trade complaint

Canada first: USA trade panel unexpectedly rejects Boeing trade complaint

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday welcomed Bombardier's BBBd.TO unexpected trade victory against US planemaker Boeing Co (BA.N) as good news for British industry. Commerce Department to place a duty of close to 300% on sales of the 110-to-130 seat jets in its CSeries for a period of five years. The Canadian government told the commission that it can't side with Boeing's "unprecedented" argument because there is no evidence that any C Series planes will be imported into the ... Read More

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Alexis Sanchez moves to Manchester United; Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal in return

Alexis Sanchez moves to Manchester United; Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal in return

Alexis Sanchez is nearly certainly going to pass his medical at Manchester United , the Chilean global has been fit this term, and was playing well during the early stages of the season. "Alexis is one of the best attacking players in the world and he will complete our very young and talented group of attacking players", he said. "If you want to have a bet, I'd say it could happen". Read More

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Milwaukee Bucks: 5 reasons Jason Kidd was sacked

Milwaukee Bucks: 5 reasons Jason Kidd was sacked

In addition to the Celtics, Pitino coached the Knicks for two seasons , leading them to 52-30 record in 1988-89 and the Eastern Conference semifinals. With little cap flexibility and three-and-a-half seasons until Antetokounmpo can be an unrestricted free agent, the clock is ticking for Horst and the Bucks to build a core around the Greek Freak that can compete for titles with Cleveland (as long as it has LeBron James) and Boston entrenched as the East's heavyweights. Read More

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United Kingdom economic growth for 2019 downgraded by International Monetary Fund amid Brexit uncertainty

United Kingdom economic growth for 2019 downgraded by International Monetary Fund amid Brexit uncertainty

She warned that there were risks ahead as well and called on world leaders to tackle debt and hard problems from inequality to climate change while they had the advantage of growth. The IMF also upgraded its Japanese GDP forecast by half a percentage point to 1.2% for 2018, largely due to strong USA demand. "The effects of the package on output in the United States and its trading partners contribute about half of the cumulative revision to global growth over 2018-19". Read More

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Sam's Clubs closing nationwide: List of closing locations

Sam's Clubs closing nationwide: List of closing locations

The announcement comes the same day Walmart announced it is boosting its starting salary for USA workers to $ 11 an hour , giving a one-time $1,000 cash bonus to eligible employees and expanding its maternity and parental leave benefits. The retail industry is seeking to fill 711,000 open jobs, the highest on records dating back to 2001, according to government data. Walmart said the one-time bonuses would cost the company $400 million and will be based on length of service. Read More

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Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources

Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources

The change to the Facebook news feed comes as the online giant seeks to address charges that it has failed - along with Google and Twitter - to prevent the spread of bogus news, most strikingly ahead of the 2016 USA election. Starting Monday, the company will roll out more surveys to more users, asking them to share their thoughts on various media sources. "We decided that having the community determine which sources are broadly trusted would be most objective", Zuckerberg wrote. Read More

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Amazon Prime's monthly subscription receives $2 price hike

Amazon Prime's monthly subscription receives $2 price hike

Amazon also said it would raise the price of its monthly Prime option for qualified students, who will see their fees go to $6.49 a month from $5.49. The service got even more attractive back in 2016 when Amazon launched monthly subscription models for Prime and Prime Video . Amazon's monthly Prime price increase comes one day after the company announced the 20 finalists for its second corporate headquarters. Read More

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