• Trump says homeland chief 'working very hard'
Trump says homeland chief 'working very hard'

Virgin Islands". Saturday morning President Donald Trump accused the mayor of Puerto Rico of "poor leadership" one day after her plea for more help. The President stirred things up with a series of tweets Saturday from his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey , where he is spending the weekend.

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  • Air France flight to Los Angeles diverted after engine damage
Air France flight to Los Angeles diverted after engine damage

An Air France flight en route from Paris to Los Angeles was forced to make an emergency landing in Canada after one of its engines suffered "serious damage". Air France has immediately sent personnel from Montreal and NY on site to take care of the passengers. The airline said in a statement that no one was injured in the incident.

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  • Washington distances itself from ambassador's remarks on settlements
Washington distances itself from ambassador's remarks on settlements

US President Donald Trump is seeking to restart frozen peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians. Settlers on Friday praised US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for saying settlements in the West Bank were " part of Israel " and that the two-state solution "has largely lost its meaning", arguing that he was only describing the r...

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  • German supermarket food poisoned by extortionist seeking millions
German supermarket food poisoned by extortionist seeking millions

Authorities believe the baby food was tainted by the same person who threatened last week to poison food in supermarkets and drug stores in Germany and overseas if his demands for money weren't met, according to German news reports. Local deputy chief of police Uwe Stuermer described the man as "eccentric" and mentally disturbed. Still, police ...

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  • How to celebrate National Coffee Day and 6 other coffee-related 'holidays'
How to celebrate National Coffee Day and 6 other coffee-related 'holidays'

To recognize the day, Durham's Counter Culture Coffee will have a free , public training session at 10 a.m.at the company;s training center on 812 Mallard Ave. Since the 2000, Wawa has served more than 1 billion cups of coffee. Cinnabon customers receive a free 12-ounce coffee today! Coffee Bean Las Vegas tweets that it offers all spec...

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  • UK Civil Aviation Authority: Ryanair take care of your passengers now!
UK Civil Aviation Authority: Ryanair take care of your passengers now!

In a press release the airline state that any passenger wishing to change their mind "should write directly to Ryanair's Director of Customer Services and Ryanair will assist them in any way it can to obtain their full EU261 rights and entitlements".

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  • US Olympic Leaders 'Expect Very Little Trouble' in PyeongChang -- ATRadio
US Olympic Leaders 'Expect Very Little Trouble' in PyeongChang -- ATRadio

IOC President Thomas Bach said last week that considering any scenario other than holding the Olympics in South Korea could hamper diplomatic efforts. "Due to his lacking of basic common knowledge and proper sentiment, he tried to insult the supreme dignity of my country by referring it to a rocket, by doing so however, he committed an irreversible...

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  • Ringgit lower against USA dollar in early trade
Ringgit lower against USA dollar in early trade

Yellen Will Stay Hawkish Despite Inflation, Further US dollar Gains? Labour market conditions that are not as tight as official bodies believe could be one of these mistaken assumptions, according to Yellen, so too is the FOMC's estimation of the extent to which changes in employment impact on inflation.

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  • Unilever Buys South Korean Cosmetics Biz In €2.27B Deal
Unilever Buys South Korean Cosmetics Biz In €2.27B Deal

Goldman and Bain bought the stake in Carver, whose beauty product brands including flagship skincare line A.H.C., just past year. "It's right at the top-end of what Unilever's paid for things but it's pretty profitable and 35 percent of the sales go to China, so they're acquiring right in the heartland of current beauty trends", the analyst point...

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  • Uber Getting Kicked Out of London for Public Safety Issues
Uber Getting Kicked Out of London for Public Safety Issues

On Friday, Uber expressed surprise and misunderstanding, criticizing a TfL decision against interests of 3.5 million Londoners who use app, and its 40,000 drivers in British capital. Uber is ready to make concessions to reverse the decision of ban by London transport authorities. "I appreciate Uber has an army of PR experts, I appreciate...

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  • Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site
Seismic activity detected near North Korean nuclear site

The CENC says the quake was likely caused by an artificial explosion, as it took place in the same location where North Korea's sixth nuclear test occurred, Beijing's Xinhua News Agency reported. North Korea said its recent nuclear test was a detonation of a thermonuclear weapon built for its developmental intercontinental ballistic missiles.

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  • Breakthrough in T-Mobile, Sprint deal as companies are close to agreement
Breakthrough in T-Mobile, Sprint deal as companies are close to agreement

Sprint stock price jumped up almost 6 percent on Friday on reports of the possible deal; T-Mobile stocks were up marginally. Sprint's Japanese parent company SoftBank Group Corp. The two firms, now the third and fourth largest USA wireless providers, have been in talks for months. In June, German publication Handelsblatt reported that T-...

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  • Tesla is Developing Their Own Self-Driving AI Chip with AMD
Tesla is Developing Their Own Self-Driving AI Chip with AMD

A spokesperson from Global Foundries , a semi-conductor maker, later said Jha's comments were misconstrued and that he was merely listing Tesla as one of several companies that have said they want to work closely with companies like his, not that Tesla is actually doing so, The Verge reported .

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  • Ryanair cancels more than 2000 flights over the next six weeks
Ryanair cancels more than 2000 flights over the next six weeks

While the cancellations were required because it was too late to cancel those breaks in September and October, O'Leary said he may force pilots due leave in November and December to take three week blocks instead of four. He says that tomorrow Ryanair will launch a new app to show individual duty patterns, including days off, and will allow staff...

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  • Crude Oil Firms Above $50
Crude Oil Firms Above $50

Propane stocks decreased by 1.4 million barrels. Futures climbed as much as 1.3 percent in NY after declining 0.9 percent Tuesday. Some cartel members-including less compliant nations like Iraq-have indicated in recent weeks that they would be open to extending the production cuts after the deal expires early next year, but analysts and investo...

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  • Gaming legend Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy
Gaming legend Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy

With its filing under Chapter 11 of the USA bankruptcy laws late Monday, Toys R Us remains open but is protected from creditors' claims while it works out a court-supervised reorganization plan. The firm's European operations are not part of the bankruptcy proceedings and Toys R Us says it does not expect any immediate impact on its United Kingdom ...

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  • Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger
Mobile and Sprint are in active talks about a merger

The post Sprint Corp (S), T-Mobile US Inc (TMUS) Stocks Pop on Merger Chatter appeared first on InvestorPlace . Shares of T-Mobile and Sprint are both spiking after CNBC reported that the two wireless carriers are reportedly in talks of a possible merger for the third time.

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  • Ryanair Will Cancel Between 40 and 50 Flights Daily
Ryanair Will Cancel Between 40 and 50 Flights Daily

Many passengers were told they would need to wait days for another flight. Passengers on affected flights will receive a text message or email, Ryanair said. That is left the transporter without enough pilots and flight chaperons to man its full armada of Boeing Co. He said: "We apologise to all affected customers for these cancellations".

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  • Litecoin Prices Today Trade Below $50 Thanks to Skepticism Around Cryptocurrency
Litecoin Prices Today Trade Below $50 Thanks to Skepticism Around Cryptocurrency

Just two days ago China's Bitkan announced that it will suspend over-the-counter (OTC) Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin cash (BCH) trading from Thursday. The digital currency is now trading at US$3,050, a 27% drop since the beginning of the week.

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  • Iran's Aug. Oil Price Up, Production Unchanged
Iran's Aug. Oil Price Up, Production Unchanged

Oil refineries in the U.S. are coming back online and increasing their demand for crude after several Hurricanes rampaged through the southern states and delayed refinery operations. Nigeria and Libya are the only countries exempted from oil production cuts because both countries are experiencing instability in their oil sectors.

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  • Census: Nelson's household income below national average
Census: Nelson's household income below national average

A person earning the median income in 2015, for example, took home $4,200 less, accounting for inflation, than they did 10 years earlier. In addition, the nation's official poverty rate declined to 12.7 percent in 2016, a 0.8 percentage-point drop from the year before.

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  • North Korea Is Dodging Sanctions With a Secret Bitcoin Stash
North Korea Is Dodging Sanctions With a Secret Bitcoin Stash

FireEye reports that North Korean leadership may be interested in virtual currencies because they are secure and secretive, allowing them to move money where they want to without facing global banking scrutiny. After all, there have been multiple incidents affecting South Korean exchanges throughout 2017. North Korea's interest of bitcoins arise ...

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  • How to protect yourself after the Equifax data breach
How to protect yourself after the Equifax data breach

The breach affected about 143 million in the United States, as well as some people in Canada and the United Kingdom, but Equifax didn't provide a number. You probably wouldn't use that bank ever again. A freeze stops thieves from opening new credit cards or loans in your name, but it also prevents you from opening new accounts.

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  • Oil steady as United States refining demand rises but ample crude supplies weigh
Oil steady as United States refining demand rises but ample crude supplies weigh

U.S. crude prices could continue to be supported as U.S. Gulf Coast facilities were slowly recovering from the impact of Hurricane Harvey on key infrastructure in the heart of the U.S. According to Reuters , as of yesterday, about 3.8 million bpd in refining capacity remained shut down, representing a fifth of the U.S. total. ANZ bank was quot...

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  • US House unanimously approves sweeping self-driving vehicle measure
US House unanimously approves sweeping self-driving vehicle measure

As The Drive reported earlier this morning, the Self Drive Act allows companies like Waymo, Uber, General Motors , and Ford to push out 25,000 autonomous cars per year that don't comply with current passenger vehicle safety regulations-you know, like having a steering wheel, or accelerator and brake pedals.

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  • NASA sees development of Tropical Storm Jose
NASA sees development of Tropical Storm Jose

It's about 1,040 miles east of the Lesser Antilles, a collection of islands in the Caribbean Sea. 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 185 miles per hour. Hurricane Irma , one of the most powerful storms on record, is already barreling towards Florida where it could strike as a Category 4 or 5 storm.

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  • Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer submits resignation for
Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer submits resignation for "personal reasons"

In his letter to the president, Fischer said "It has been a great privilege to serve on the Federal Reserve Board and, most especially, to work alongside Chair [Janet] Yellen as well as many other dedicated and talented men and women throughout the Federal Reserve system".

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  • PSG president says nothing to hide over summer transfers
PSG president says nothing to hide over summer transfers

Mbappe burst onto European football's main stage after scoring six goals in the Champions League knockout rounds en route to the semi-finals with Monaco last season, but elite clubs from around the continent had been aware of his talent many years prior to his breakthrough.

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  • Trump to nominate new NASA chief next week
Trump to nominate new NASA chief next week

Bridenstine has been a member of Congress since 2012. Bridenstine , a member of the Science, Space and Technology Committee of the House of Representatives, has always been rumored to be Trump's choice to run NASA - and the pick is already attracting criticism from some quarters.

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  • Duchess of Cambridge expecting third child
Duchess of Cambridge expecting third child

This is published unedited from the PTI feed . It's already a big week for the family as they prepare for George to start school at Thomas's Battersea in south London on Thursday. "Given the recent anniversary, there'll be plenty of interest in the name Diana if the baby is a girl", the agency said. On a royal tour of Poland in July 2017, Kate ...

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  • Boeing 747 SuperTanker fights California fire for 1st time
Boeing 747 SuperTanker fights California fire for 1st time

Bureau of Land Management spokesman John Gaffney told the Reno Gazette-Journal on Friday that the fire had burned 83 square miles and was spreading in all directions, fueled by volatile cheat grass. Read said the Wall Fire remained "fresh in everybody's minds". The blaze, which broke out about 1:15 p.m. Tuesday north of the South Fork of the Feat...

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  • Apple expected to unveil 10th anniversary iPhones at September 12 event
Apple expected to unveil 10th anniversary iPhones at September 12 event

The tech juggernauts have invited media to the announcement, which marks the first of its kind at their new headquarters, Apple Park in Cupertino , California . Too bad about not using iPhone Pro, though. Even ditching the number altogether would be simpler and preferable: iPhone , iPhone Plus, and iPhone Edition .

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  • Will North Korea make missiles over Japan the new normal?
Will North Korea make missiles over Japan the new normal?

USA heavy bombers and stealth jet fighters took part in a joint live-fire drill in South Korea on Thursday, intended as a show of force against the North after its latest missile launch. Speaking ahead of a meeting at the Pentagon with his South Korean counterpart, Song Young-moo, Mr Mattis said, "We are never out of diplomatic solutions".

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  • U.S. quarterly economic growth revised higher
U.S. quarterly economic growth revised higher

The growth is the strongest since the first quarter of 2015, when it hit 3.2 percent, but not as high as the 5.2 percent spurt in the third quarter of 2014. Economists had forecast a slight increase to 2.7% from 2.6% on the back of stronger consumer spending. Factors like net exports and residential investment barely changed, while government spend...

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  • Perks from Amazon Purchase of Whole Foods
Perks from Amazon Purchase of Whole Foods

It's a quick and potentially impactful move given that Whole Foods is traditionally known for its high prices, earning it the sassy nickname, "Whole Paycheck". Shazneen Gandhi, 41, in Los Angeles said the Amazon-Whole Foods merger is a frequent topic of conversation among her friends and fellow mothers. Organic rotisserie chicken is now $9.99, four...

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