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China's PMI slightly down in April

China's PMI slightly down in April

A third successive monthly fall in the headline PMI represents a clear turning point in growth since the start of the year and can not simply be attributed to first quarter's weather-related disrupt...

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ASEAN growing closer to China, India, Lee says

ASEAN growing closer to China, India, Lee says

The plight of the Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar's Rakhine state, terrorism and violent extremism, cybersecurity, and the territorial disputes in the South China Sea between four ASEAN countrie...

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Would You Travel The World For Money?

Would You Travel The World For Money?

WOW air is offering two people the chance to relocate to Iceland and then jet off around the world as its official travel guides. The low-priced carrier is launching the WOW Travel Guide competi...

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Golden State Killer Threatened 'A Load Of Death' On Neighbors' Dog

Golden State Killer Threatened 'A Load Of Death' On Neighbors' Dog

California investigators tracked down the man they suspect is the Golden State Killer by comparing crime scene DNA to information on genealogy websites consumers use to trace their ancestry, a p...

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Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO) Sellers Reduced By 7.5% Their Shorts

Using market capitalization to show the size of a company is important because company size is a basic determinant of various characteristics in which investors are interested, including risk. The fir...

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Ford to phase out sedans in North America

Ford recently announced that it will cut $11.5 billion in costs. Ford said it expects pretax profit margins of 8 percent globally and 10 percent in North America by 2020, ahead of a previous...

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European Central Bank still confident despite slower growth

European Central Bank still confident despite slower growth

Early hints a slowdown could be coming for the single currency's 19-member nations after a year of unexpectedly muscular growth also stayed policymakers' hands. Draghi said that some causes could be t...

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Mulvaney's Talk To Bankers Spurs Calls For His Resignation

Mulvaney's Talk To Bankers Spurs Calls For His Resignation

Mulvaney accepted almost $63,000 in campaign donations from payday lenders during his time in Congress, but Mulvaney claims those donations do not pose a conflict of interest . That Mulvaney woul...

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Comcast Makes Formal Sky Offer

Comcast Makes Formal Sky Offer

He added: "We also understand the role that Sky plays in United Kingdom society and in its customers' lives and we are determined to be responsible and trusted owners of Sky". Comcast pledged to keep ...

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Ford Says No New Cars in US Except Mustang, Focus Active XUV

Ford Says No New Cars in US Except Mustang, Focus Active XUV

Cutting its slow-selling sedans and hatchbacks will serve to free up even more capital for light truck and mobility development. Hackett also announced that Ford Motor will implement $11.5-billion i...

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WhatsApp is banning under-16s in Europe ahead of GDPR

WhatsApp is banning under-16s in Europe ahead of GDPR

The move comes ahead of the implementation of new data protection regulations in Europe. There's obviously nothing stopping WhatsApp from setting its own limit above what's legally required, and...

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Trump sees

Trump sees "very good chance" of US-China trade deal

Without tariffs on Chinese steel wheels and wheel assemblies, Americana - one of the last USA companies making steel wheels for RVs - will have no choice but to reduce production and staffing, Pizzola...

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USA extends deadline for Rusal sanctions, aluminum prices dive

USA extends deadline for Rusal sanctions, aluminum prices dive

With the threat of secondary sanctions on non-US parties being removed, more market participants are expected to be able to use Rusal metal, which was shunned when the US Treasury sanctioned the c...

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Workplace Conditions At California Tesla Plant Under Investigation

Workplace Conditions At California Tesla Plant Under Investigation

Nearly in the same vein it also takes pretty seriously the allegations of employers' underreporting recordable work-related illnesses and injuries as well. As part of its inspections, Cal-OSHA will re...

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Qualcomm reportedly begins layoffs to cut $1B in costs

Qualcomm reportedly begins layoffs to cut $1B in costs

The layoffs come just weeks after an agressive acquisition offer put Qualcomm's business on the global stage. The layoff number was provided in a letter to San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and Kris...

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Oil Prices Could Rise to $100

Oil Prices Could Rise to $100

Tighter supplies in the market increase the importance of production threats, ranging from Venezuela's economic collapse to the risk of the U.S. reimposing sanctions on Iran's oil exports. Mr Tran...

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Syria airstrikes: UN Security Council rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression

Syria airstrikes: UN Security Council rejects Russian attempt to condemn US aggression

An alleged gas attack last weekend in the town of Douma killed more than 40 people, according to opposition activists and rescuers. The US said the overnight missile attacks have crippled Bashar a...

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Facebook faces class-action suit over facial recognition technology

Facebook faces class-action suit over facial recognition technology

A judge in San Francisco has ruled that class-action lawsuit against tech-giant Facebook can proceed in the USA state of IL in response to allegations that the site has been using facial recognit...

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Multistate E. coli outbreak traced to romaine lettuce from Arizona

Multistate E. coli outbreak traced to romaine lettuce from Arizona

Montana epidemiologist Rachel Hinnenkamp said via email that those with symptoms of an E. coli infection should consult with their health care provider, “write down what you ate in the week before ...

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Plastic-eating enzyme could help solve the world's pollution problem

Plastic-eating enzyme could help solve the world's pollution problem

Prof. John McGeehan , an X-ray crystallographer at the University of Portsmouth , stands next to equipment at the Diamond Light Source , the United Kingdom national synchrotron, that he used to rev...

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IPL 2018 : Hyderabad beat Mumbai by 1 wicket In last ball finish

IPL 2018 : Hyderabad beat Mumbai by 1 wicket In last ball finish

Having thundered to 100 halfway in the ninth over, 36 runs off the last five overs was where Mumbai lost the game. For Mumbai lot will depend on Rohit and he has to lead from the front. Bhuvneshwa...

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Bitcoin surges 17% to move above $8000

Bitcoin surges 17% to move above $8000

Its down -50.21% in the last 100 days since when traded at $40.5 and the annual trend is up. SaluS (SLS) traded 0% higher against the dollar and now trades at $50.24 or 0.00735012 BTC. Kittehcoin i...

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Uber Ramps Up Background Checks for Drivers

Uber Ramps Up Background Checks for Drivers

Khosrowshahi, the former head of Expedia, came to Uber a year ago after several scandals forced his predecessor to step aside. Getaround now operates in a handful of large cities, including Chicago,...

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Volkswagen names Herbert Diess as new CEO

Volkswagen names Herbert Diess as new CEO

Senior works council members previous year had their salaries cut and bonuses suspended after public prosecutors investigated alleged overpayments at the carmaker, a move that labor leaders are blamin...

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Total, Saudi Aramco sign MoU to build $9bn petrochemical complex

Total, Saudi Aramco sign MoU to build $9bn petrochemical complex

The project at Ratnagiri in the state of Maharashtra is estimated to cost around $44bn, Saudi Aramco said in a statement. Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrep...

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