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US rejects China-led bid for Chicago Stock Exchange

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In August, the regulator approved the sale of the privately owned exchange, but the decision was put on hold for further review within minutes after the announcement. " The review process has also raised questions about whether the proposed ownership structure will allow the commission to exercise sufficient oversight of the exchange " the SEC said on Thursday . Read More »

Entire family removed from Carnival Legend cruise ship over violent brawl

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One security guard is shown trying to hit the cellphone of the passenger who was filming. A woman on vacation with her family says certain passengers "looking for trouble" were responsible for fights seen over several days. asking if he could call the police. 'I could hear a lot of screaming, crying in the background'. NSW cops said ship security intervened and detained the men before notifying the Marine Area Command. Read More »

England and Wales Cricket Board announces 2023 Ashes venues

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Lord's and The Oval will host newly created teams in the competition, with the Ageas Bowl, Edgbaston, Headingley, Old Trafford, the Swalec Stadium and Trent Bridge the other grounds chosen. Again, both London grounds appear sure to be staging matches alongside the four long-established global venues in major cities - with the Ageas Bowl and Cardiff's Sophia Gardens also expected to be named. Read More »

Wall Street recovered some of the loses from the previous week

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The Nasdaq composite advanced 1.6 percent to close at 6,981.96. USA stocks opened firmly higher on Monday, extending Friday's gains after a volatile week. The sell-off coincided with a renewed concern among investors about how the Federal Reserve would use higher interest rates to deal with inflation ; the January jobs report released February 2 showed the fastest year-over-year wage growth since 2008. Read More »

India's Axis Bank says has sold transactions guaranteed by PNB

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Firestar Diamond has previously said the earlier case was not connected to the company. Mr Rajiv Kumar, India's top banking bureaucrat, told Bloomberg that the case is an isolated one that dates back to 2011. PNB management today addressed the press and said they are committed to "clean banking" and reported the matter to CBI and Enforcement Directorate as soon as this came to their notice. Read More »

UPS set to delivery 88m flowers this Valentine's Day

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The most popular version of the origin of Valentine's day records that during a trip to Persia, King Charles II was exposed to a new art-the language of flowers . "Hearts are always big for Valentine's Day , and so are diamonds". Wednesday will be profitable but hectic for Baraboo's flower shops. All businesses delivered the bouquets on time, during businesses hours on the fourth day. Read More »

College student says airline made her flush prized hamster down toilet

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Ms Aldecosea , who was travelling back to the south of the state from college in Baltimore , said she contacted the airline twice to ensure that her dwarf hamster, Pebbles , would be allowed to come along. unless you flush them down the toilet, that is. She told the newspaper she cried in a restroom stall for 10 minutes after feeling that she had no choice but to flush Pebbles . Read More »

Mother gives birth, abandons baby at airport

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In a shocking incident, officials of the Tuscon International Airport, Arizona, have released a video that shows a mother taking her newborn infant to the restroom before abandoning him there. She can't and unfit to deal with me. She says the woman told her the naked baby was three months old. Airport security received a 911 call from someone who discovered the baby at the changing table near baggage claim, according to KABC , and they immediately began investigating. Read More »

Harry Kane and Raheem Sterling model England's new World Cup kit

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The home jersey is dark green with a neon logo while the away jersey is light green and white with stripes. Nike also partnered with NATIVE Magazine in a stunning editorial highlighting the connection the Nigerian diaspora has to its homeland, featuring Grace Ladoja as the creative director of the campaign. Read More »

Oil falls for sixth day as supply fears mount

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For its part, OPEC remains concerned about the level of production by US shale producers and the cartel is urging its USA rivals to pare output to support prices. March West Texas Intermediate crude fell 76 cents, or 1.2%, to settle at $63.39 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Output has declined from 3.07 million at the end of 2016 as OPEC and allies cut production to reduce a global glut and prop up prices. Read More »

Snap Is Growing Faster Than Facebook In North America: Q4 Results Revealed

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The change is supposed to make Snapchat more appealing to a broader audience, but it's unclear if that will be the result, he said . But CEO Evan Spiegel offered reassurances in a letter to investors on Tuesday in which he said that tests of the redesign led to users watching more Stories from media companies and spending more time viewing ads. Read More »

VIX-linked products do not cause volatility: Cboe CEO

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Months of extended calm in the stock market has made selling volatility a lucrative affair. Conducting thorough fundamental research on stocks even after they have broken out may help the investor understand the reason behind the move, and whether it is likely to continue or if it is just a temporary spike. Read More »

Southwest Airlines plane skids off taxiway at BWI Airport in Maryland

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According to an airport spokesperson, 75 flights departed from Runway 15R-33L, where Flight 906 was headed for departure, before the incident took place. The pavement surface condition was tested immediately after the incident and was within Federal Aviation Administration standards. The 143 passengers and six crew members aboard Flight 906 exited the plane safely by stairs and were sent to the airport terminal by bus, Southwest said, adding that they would be put on another plane to Montego ... Read More »

Dams that supply Cape Town fall further as water crisis looms

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The South African Weather Service is forecasting rain for Cape Town and the catchment area for its main dam at Theewaterskloof on Friday and Saturday‚ and anticipates rain in East London on Saturday and Sunday. "Residents should shop smartly for their bottled water". While global tourists descending on Cape Town may never be more than 1% of the population at any time, that 1% packs a "very mean punch", as tourism supports hundreds of thousands of jobs in the Cape Town area, said South ... Read More »

Police questioning husband's role in actress's death

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Witnesses who were on nearby boats heard a loud argument between Wood and Wagner, who friends called RJ. It was revealed last week that Wood's husband, actor Robert Wagner, is a person of interest . All three men said at the time they don't know how she got into the water but it must have been an accident; Davern has changed his story (in paid interviews with tabloids) over the years. Read More »

These sectors are most at risk from rising bond yields

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Silver dipped 4 cents to $16.67 an ounce. Two-year bond yields were down slightly on the day, leaving the German curve out to 10 years at its steepest since mid-2014. European Central Bank too picked up even junk bonds from various countries. While US monetary conditions are tightening they are still easy. Jim O'Neill, Former Commerce Secretary in the United Kingdom government, on Monday said the U.S. Read More »

Best Buy Will Cease Selling CDs Later This Year

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Now its system relies on taking inventory risk by paying for the CDs it gets within 60 days. Target is also considering pulling the format from its shelves, though are bargaining with labels over the decision. This year we will likely see the death of another famous music format. Target also gave the same demands to DVD suppliers, where it would only pay after the DVDs are sold. Read More »

Wall St cuts gains after Fed sees rising inflation

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Although stocks are less than 2% from all-time highs, back-to-back declines have been uncommon of late. One major concern for Wall Street: The bond market has been selling off lately. Another positive for Wall Street: the bond market has stopped tanking, at least for the moment. Crossing the 3% level "may, or may not, send global risk sentiment into a funk", according to Societe Generale fixed income strategist Kit Juckes. Read More »

Watertown's Bon-Ton Store Is Closing

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The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. today announced the 42 stores that will be closed as part of a restructuring plan . "We remain focused on executing our key initiatives to drive improved performance in an effort to strengthen our capital structure to support the business going forward". Read More »

Wisconsin Republicans to donate money from Wynn group to charity

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The report went on to say that after she finished giving him a manicure, Wynn pressured her to take her clothes off and lie on a massage table he kept in his office suite. Some lawmakers have considered returning their donations from Wynn amid the allegations. Wynn denied the allegations personally in a printed statement. Read More »

Did you get the memo? Facts about Ohio Republicans' drive to #ReleaseTheMemo

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Nunes' deliberate interference with a criminal and counterintelligence investigation, potential release of classified information and attempts to maliciously discredit the FBI should not be tolerated - especially coming from the Intelligence Committee chairman, who is supposed to be above partisan politics and is entrusted with the nation's secrets. Read More »

USITC ruling major victory for Bombardier workers

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ONE thousand Northern Irish jobs have been saved after an aircraft firm won a case against huge United States tariffs slapped on their import of new passenger jets. So in the days leading up to the vote, some Bombardier supporters said they expected a loss. The government filing also said it would be inappropriate for the commission to make any decision about parts imported from Canada because the Department of Commerce, which controls the scope of the investigation, didn't reach a ... Read More »

Japanese crypto exchange says US$400 million in NEM currency lost

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Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Coincheck announced today that it lost over 500 million NEM tokens, worth over $500 million at the time of the incident. Coincheck confirmed Friday that the hack, now likely the largest ever in the space, occurred on its servers early afternoon local time in Tokyo. However, the tool at iotaseed.io apparently also stored data about each seed generated along with information about the wallet it was associated with, allowing whoever was running the ... Read More »

Burger King takes on net neutrality via 'Whopper Neutrality' experiment

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FCC made a decision to repeal net neutrality in December, and because of that internet providers can charge customers and companies for faster access to some websites over others. "This effort aims to help people understand how the repeal of Net Neutrality will impact their lives", the fast food joint added. The company said in a statement : "We believe the internet should be like Burger King restaurants, a place that doesn't prioritize and welcomes everyone". Read More »

Lady Overboard On Carnival Cruise

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Citing passenger privacy concerns, Carnival was unable to say where the woman lives. Carnival officials said the Triumph is now en route to Cozumel. Last October a young child fell to her death on the Carnival Glory after falling from a deck on the ship's inside atrium onto a lower deck just as it arrived in Miami. Read More »

Amazon hikes the price of Prime monthly memberships by 18%

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In 2016, though, the monthly option was added for users who didn't want to commit to an entire year. The good news is that if you pay the yearly $99 rate for Amazon Prime , your out-of-pocket costs aren't going to change one iota. Customers in the USA will see the monthly price of Amazon Prime rise from $10.99 to $12.99. "Prime provides an unparalleled combination of shipping, shopping, and entertainment benefits, and we continue to invest in making Prime even more valuable for our ... Read More »