• Google follows Facebook in banning all ads for cryptocurrency
Google follows Facebook in banning all ads for cryptocurrency

The ongoing effort includes its ability to remove 100 "bad ads" per second . Google has said in 2017, it took down over 3.2 billion ads that violated their advertising policies . The ad network is open to publishers that do not abuse the platform. For example, a publisher is prohibited from serving ads if it pretends to be a legitimate ne...

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  • These are 2018's James Beard Award finalists from the Twin Cities
These are 2018's James Beard Award finalists from the Twin Cities

From left to right: Mitchell Davis, James Beard Foundation; Ritch Landau, Vedge ( nominee Best Chef: Mid-Atlantic); Camille Cogswell, pastry chef Zahav (nominee Rising Star Chef of the Year); Clare Reichenbach, James Beard Foundation; Okan Yazici, General Manager Zahav (nominee Best Service); Michael Solomomov, chef/owner Zahav; Ellen Yin, High ...

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  • German E.ON, RWE agree Innogy deal with major restructuring
German E.ON, RWE agree Innogy deal with major restructuring

The deal, which includes E.ON making a €5.2 billion ($6.4 billion) takeover offer to Innogy's minority shareholders, spells the end of the network, renewables and retail energy group, carved out from RWE two years ago, as a standalone unit.

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  • As Sensex gains 611 points, investor wealth surges by Rs 1.78 trn
As Sensex gains 611 points, investor wealth surges by Rs 1.78 trn

This is the biggest single-day gain since March 2016. The 50-share Nifty was trading 102.80 points or 1.01% higher at 10,329.65. The US data showed nonfarm payrolls jumped by 313,000 jobs last month, but annual growth in average hourly earnings slowed to 2.6% after a spike in January.

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  • GOP leaders signal they will try to narrow Trump's tariffs
GOP leaders signal they will try to narrow Trump's tariffs

Acting under a Cold War statute that gives USA presidents the power to impose tariffs on imports if they threaten the country's national security , Mr Trump said the United States would begin applying tariffs on imports from everywhere but Canada and Mexico .

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  • Edmonton's unemployment rate dips slightly in February: StatsCan
Edmonton's unemployment rate dips slightly in February: StatsCan

State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent in January but remained higher than the national rate. Part-time jobs were up by 54,700 positions, while full-time jobs declined for the first time in six months, losing 39,300 positions, according to Statistics Canada.

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  • Woman's act of kindness for Waffle House customer goes viral
Woman's act of kindness for Waffle House customer goes viral

Wolf wrote that the man, who had an oxygen tank, told Williams he had difficulty using his hands. Evoni "NeeNee" Williams, 18, was awarded the scholarship on Thursday during a small ceremony at the LA Marque Waffle House she works at to honor her for helping a partially disabled customer eat his food.

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  • Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein to Retire by 2019
Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein to Retire by 2019

Cohn left, who served as Trump's economic adviser, resigned on Tuesday after a dispute with President Trump over trade tariffs. The former partner added that the bank would not want to appease both divisions by creating a co-CEO structure that has been favoured by some in the past.

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  • Trump should exempt 'fairly traded' steel, aluminium from tariffs - United States lawmaker Brady
Trump should exempt 'fairly traded' steel, aluminium from tariffs - United States lawmaker Brady

President Trump has said he would slap a 25% tariff on steel and 10% on aluminium imports from all countries. "But it could be a part of NAFTA". Negotiators failed to make the progress expected in the latest round of talks on revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top USA trade official warned as President Donald Trump rene...

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  • Indian Women in Forbes Billionaires' List
Indian Women in Forbes Billionaires' List

Forbes has released its 2018 World's Billionaire's List and the richest person has a net worth of over $162 billion. Meanwhile, 39-year old Vijay Shekhar Sharma, founder, Paytm is the youngest Indian billionaire, according to Forbes .

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  • Amazon Launches Low-Cost Prime Membership For Medicaid Recipients
Amazon Launches Low-Cost Prime Membership For Medicaid Recipients

To qualify for for the discounted membership, customers can visit Amazon.com/qualify and upload an image of their EBT card or Medicaid card. The discounted membership will offer recipients the full range of perks offered to Prime members.

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  • Meghalaya also goes to NDA, Conard Sangma to be CM
Meghalaya also goes to NDA, Conard Sangma to be CM

NPP, reduced to just two seats in 2013, has put up a strong show winning 19 seats in Meghalaya. But the BJP came to power in both states with the help of smaller parties and Independents. After hectic parleys, Conrad assured every regional outfit the United Democratic Party, Hill State People's Democratic Party and the People's Democratic Front bes...

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  • Dow drops more than 500 points on trade worries
Dow drops more than 500 points on trade worries

The Nasdaq Composite Index was up 11.89 points, or 0.16 per cent, to 7,284.90. The Cboe Volatility Index.VIX, the most widely followed barometer of expected near-term volatility of the S&P 500 index . Steel producer Stelco Holdings Inc fell 6.3 percent to C$23.96. Bond prices rose as demand jumped for safer investments, which pushed yields ...

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  • The next deflationary front: Amazon dips its toes into banking
The next deflationary front: Amazon dips its toes into banking

Amazon was creating with a big vision: to offer every type of product to consumers. For the banking partner, the tie-up would offer a path to a swathe of new young clients, while for Amazon it could help slash the fees it pays to banks and payment processors, says the WSJ .

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  • Infected meat recall warning as deadly bug outbreak kills 180
Infected meat recall warning as deadly bug outbreak kills 180

Rufaro Chatora of the World Health Organization said it recommended that production at the Polokwane plant be stopped entirely. Tiger Brands has given the assurance that it's dealing with the situation as a matter of urgency and that food safety remains its top priority.

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  • Trump tariffs expected this week, with no country exemptions: Ross
Trump tariffs expected this week, with no country exemptions: Ross

During a meeting with US steel and aluminum industry executives, part of which was open to the media, Trump provided no further details such as which countries will be subject to planned import restrictions. "In the can of Campbell Soup, there's about 2.6 cents, 2.6 pennies worth of steel, so if that goes up by 25 percent, that's about 6/10 of one ...

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  • Trade Isn't The Only Thing That Has China Mad At The US
Trade Isn't The Only Thing That Has China Mad At The US

Asked about some Taiwan media stirring up trouble following remarks by members of a US think tank, An said some "unscrupulous" people from the island acted actively as other countries' tools, at the cost of peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait and the wellbeing of people on both sides.

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  • FedEx claim ending NRA member discounts would be 'discrimination'
FedEx claim ending NRA member discounts would be 'discrimination'

Dozens of companies offer partnership discounts to the NRA's five million members - and many of those companies are caving to leftist pressure by cutting those ties. "We are joining other companies in our industry to examine what we can do to help end the tragedy of mass shootings", the bank said in a statement.

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  • Why Warren Buffett, flip phone user, loves investing in Apple
Why Warren Buffett, flip phone user, loves investing in Apple

Michael Toth, a data scientist at Orchard Platform and a former portfolio analyst at BlackRock , has made an effort to read Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholder letters for personal growth as an individual investor. Insurance and reinsurance premium float continues to build at Berkshire Hathaway and investing that float driv...

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  • Reality TV star wipes $1.3 billion off Snap market value
Reality TV star wipes $1.3 billion off Snap market value

In November, Snap CEO Evan Spiegel told investors that a redesign of the wildly popular social media platform was due for a total overhaul redesign. Many users have a complaint about the application's latest update, Kylie's tweet about not using Snapchat anymore worked as the testimony for the platform's sinking popularity.

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  • Germans dejected after coming so close to gold medal
Germans dejected after coming so close to gold medal

Meanwhile, Germany won the four-man bobsled competition, with Francesco Friedrich and his team of Candy Bauer, Martin Grothkopp and Thorsten Margis finishing their four runs in 3 minutes, 15.85 seconds to win by more than a half-second.

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  • Oil Prices Slip as Dollar Strengthens
Oil Prices Slip as Dollar Strengthens

The markets then have raised their concern on the declining crude oil prices as the OPEC outlook failed to withstand worries from the market regarding the growing USA crude which is also expected to rise in the coming years. In a market structure called backwardation, prompt crude prices are higher than forward prices, discouraging storage. S. ...

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  • Is McDonald's Szechuan Sauce returning?
Is McDonald's Szechuan Sauce returning?

The fast-food giant has also released a podcast series called " The Sauce ", which looks at the Szechuan Sauce phenomenon as well as the events of October 7 when a botched giveaway turned eager fans into angry mobs when McDonald's ran out of the Teriyaki-ketchup mashup.

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  • Thousands of jobs to go at Centrica amid fears over energy market
Thousands of jobs to go at Centrica amid fears over energy market

It compounded pain caused by a drop in its North American business unit, resulting in a 17% fall in group adjusted operating profits to £1.25 billion, although on a statutory basis, operating profits plunged 80% to £486 million. "We're not in a blame game here". The government's price cap will affect millions of British Gas customers by the end o...

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  • Trump Jr. ripped for 'liking' conspiracy theories on Parkland survivors
Trump Jr. ripped for 'liking' conspiracy theories on Parkland survivors

The term " crisis actors " has recently been used by conspiracy theorists who claim that mass shootings are staged. Benjamin Kelly , an aide to state Rep. On Tuesday, Hogg criticized those who amplified the claims and said it was disturbing that Trump Jr. liked the Twitter post . Referring to the president's tweet as "disgusting," H...

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  • Ferrari 488 Pista unveiled before Geneva Motor Show debut
Ferrari 488 Pista unveiled before Geneva Motor Show debut

The 488 Pista is equipped with "the most powerful V8 engine in Ferrari's history", according to Auto Express . Apparently Pista torque is higher than the GTB at all engine speeds, delivering "a feeling of consistently smooth, powerful acceleration with even faster turbo response".

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  • Sony to Form Alliance to Build Taxi-Hailing System
Sony to Form Alliance to Build Taxi-Hailing System

Sony's push comes at the same time that Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi , who is now in Tokyo , is attempting to make new inroads into the Japanese market. Uber still faces an uphill battle in Japan. And local players Nihon Kotsu and Daiwa Motor Transportation announced plans in January to trial a taxi-sharing service.

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  • BJP blames banking system for PNB fraud case
BJP blames banking system for PNB fraud case

The notices were handed over to the directors of the firms of the two businessmen, the officials said. However, the Ministry of External Affairs, on the suggestion of Enforcement Directorate's has suspended the validity of the passports of Nirav Modi and Choksi with immediate effect for a period of four weeks.

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  • Indian bank hit by $1.8bn fraud case
Indian bank hit by $1.8bn fraud case

ED teams swooped down and conducted simultaneous raids on Modi's offices, showrooms and diamond workshops in Mumbai , Surat and New Delhi . The agency also seized stocks of gold, diamond and other precious stones worth Rs 5100 crore. The PNB scam has affected other Indian banks, according to media reports, because these banks had lent money o...

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  • Russia's RDIF says to finalise Eurasia drilling deal with Aramco
Russia's RDIF says to finalise Eurasia drilling deal with Aramco

The United States could overtake Russian Federation to become the world's biggest oil producer by the end of this year thanks to an extraordinary growth in output, the International Energy Agency has said . "We believe this is very good for, once again, thinking jointly about oil", he said. An announcement is also expected later on Wednesday on ...

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  • 3 die in Grand Canyon helicopter crash, 4 others injured
3 die in Grand Canyon helicopter crash, 4 others injured

It came down in the Grand Canyon West area when at around 5.20pm local time (00.20 am GMT) on Saturday. "We are providing support to the families of six British visitors involved in a helicopter accident at the Grand Canyon on February 10, and we are in close contact with the USA emergency services", a Foreign Office spokesperson said.

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  • Manufacturing, capital goods push IIP growth to 7.1% in Dec, CPI declines
Manufacturing, capital goods push IIP growth to 7.1% in Dec, CPI declines

The ONS reports annualised United Kingdom inflation for the month of January read at 3 .0%, greater than the 2.9% forecast by economists ahead of the release. The core CPI is viewed as a better measure of underlying inflation trends. Digestive enzymes and antacids, which have a 0.22 per cent in IIP , continued to be the top contributors for...

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  • Grapeshot: Notley says Alberta will stop importing BC wine in pipeline fight
Grapeshot: Notley says Alberta will stop importing BC wine in pipeline fight

Kenney described the plan as a way to ensure no such projects are built before accusing the Trudeau government of not doing enough to ensure the Kinder Morgan pipeline is built in the face of social and political opposition in B.C. "I'm here for B.C., not Alberta". Horgan said he hadn't had a chance to read the entire proposal, but he commended t...

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  • Bad loans hurt Indian state banks, push SBI to surprise Q3 loss
Bad loans hurt Indian state banks, push SBI to surprise Q3 loss

In absolute terms, SBI reported a seven percent increase in gross NPAs to Rs 1, 99,141.34 crore and 4.6 percent rise in net NPAs to Rs 1, 02,370.12 crore. Bad loans at Indian banks have almost doubled in the past four years as an economic slowdown took its toll on the ability of companies to repay debt, exacerbated in the case of some banks which...

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  • College student says airline made her flush prized hamster down toilet
College student says airline made her flush prized hamster down toilet

Aldecosea says she contacted Spirit Airlines twice prior to her flight to make sure she could bring her pet dwarf hamster, Pebbles . A spokesman for Spirit told the Herald that someone did give Aldecosea misinformation that the animal could go on the plane, but said no one told her to flush the hamster.

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