• US News Outlets Block European Readers Over New Privacy Rules
US News Outlets Block European Readers Over New Privacy Rules

They can also request to have their data deleted or corrected, and will be able to download their data and take it elsewhere, such as from one music streaming service to another. The "take it or leave it" approach embraced by some both large and small companies will likely not sit well with the EU's executive body, the European Commission, which ma...

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  • The Senate Passes Legislation to Save Net Neutrality
The Senate Passes Legislation to Save Net Neutrality

But he concedes that Democrats have done a better job of selling their message to voters. She was the last to vote after taking her time on the Senate floor, entertaining lobbying by Sen. Neither tipped a hand until they voted a few hours earlier Wednesday to move the measure past a procedural hurdle. As expected, Republican Senator Susan Collins o...

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  • Sensex rises over 100 points; Nifty above 10750
Sensex rises over 100 points; Nifty above 10750

Sensex in the early trade was trading 177 points or 0.50 per cent above at 35,496 while Nifty was up 40 points or 0.37 per cent at 10,781. Losses for domestic stock markets came a day after the USA government pulled out of an worldwide nuclear deal with Iran, raising the spectre of re-imposition of sanctions and sparking worries about global oil su...

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  • Walmart wins battle for India's Flipkart
Walmart wins battle for India's Flipkart

According to industry experts, it could use its Best Price stores as pickup and delivery points to service online sales made on Flipkart . Pratap and his co-founders have built the technology that powers much of the gifting and gift-card solutions used by India's largest retailers.

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  • Which Winning Act From Yesterday's Eurovision Semi Final Is Your Favourite?
Which Winning Act From Yesterday's Eurovision Semi Final Is Your Favourite?

Saara Aalto from Finland performs the song "Monsters" in Lisbon , Portugal , Monday, May 7, 2018 during a dress rehearsal for the Eurovision Song Contest . Cyprus strengthened its position at the top of the bookmakers odds after Eleni Foureira's gave a dynamic singing and dancing performance on Tuesday, very much in the spirit of Beyoncé.

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  • Very Interesting New Feature Coming to Facebook
Very Interesting New Feature Coming to Facebook

Because, duh, that's what many people primarily use the social media platform for already. It also comes as details emerge of a small group of Facebook employees having permission to "access users' profiles without the users finding out", according to the Wall Street Journal .

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  • The unemployment rate is down
The unemployment rate is down

Also, 236,000 people left the labor force last month. What's different from 2016 is that now the jobless rate is almost a percentage point lower , meaning more competition for workers. Among the marginally attached, there were 408,000 discouraged workers in April, little changed from a year earlier. People tend to be willing to leave their jobs ...

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  • Cigarette Packages Draw Warning From US Officials Over Marketing
Cigarette Packages Draw Warning From US Officials Over Marketing

Federal regulators warned 13 companies that the way they market liquids used in cigarettes could entice risky ingestion by small children. According to National Poison Data System data, there were 8,269 e-cigarette and liquid nicotine exposures among children younger than 6 between January 2012 and April 2017, the FDA said .

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  • FA charges Newcastle's Slimani with violent conduct
FA charges Newcastle's Slimani with violent conduct

The 29-year-old was on loan from Leicester City as the Algerian appeared to kick out at Baggies defender Craig Dawson in the 80th minute at St James' Park and was not seen by the match officials but caught on video . Slimani will miss the final three games of the Premier League season against Watford, Tottenham and Chelsea if the charge is pro...

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  • Amazon Canada To Create 3000 High Tech Jobs At Vancouver Tech Hub
Amazon Canada To Create 3000 High Tech Jobs At Vancouver Tech Hub

The general manager of web services Jesse Dougherty said the new corporate positions will be focused on e-commerce technology, cloud computing and machine learning. The office is slated to open in 2022. Amazon is expanding in Vancouver again. The company expects to employ 5,000 employs across the three offices.

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  • Why Shell is lower despite profit gushing higher
Why Shell is lower despite profit gushing higher

The analysis of volume is a basic yet very important element of technical analysis. That is why we can find certain situations in the market that occur regularly. Among 6 analysts covering Royal Dutch Shell PLC Royal Dutch Shell American Depositary Shares (Each representing two Class A Ordinary Shares) (NYSE:RDS.A), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell an...

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  • Met Office weather warning for heavy rain across the Isle of Wight
Met Office weather warning for heavy rain across the Isle of Wight

The dramatic weather is reportedly being caused by cold air being swept in from Russian Federation. "It will probably be 6-7C on Monday, where the average temperature at this time of year is 13C". While temperatures will stay above freezing for most of us, strong northerly winds and coastal gales will leave it feeling cold . However, conditio...

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  • Sam Darnold goes from laid-back California to Super Bowl-starved Jets
Sam Darnold goes from laid-back California to Super Bowl-starved Jets

UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen said he was motivated by falling to the Cardinals at No. 10. All were career highs and began the noise a year ago that this year's draft class would be rich with quarterbacks. Darnold finally stepped-in under center in the Tritons' next-to-last game of the season, completing 27-of-37 passes with 241 yards and two touch...

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  • US Economy Grew at 2.3% Rate in First Quarter
US Economy Grew at 2.3% Rate in First Quarter

An increase in business spending, however, helped offset consumer lulls. The decline in spending on vehicles and parts subtracted 0.42 percentage point from growth. A separate report Friday found that US private sector workers saw their wages go up 1 percent in the first quarter, the biggest quarterly gain in 11 years, a sign that the tight job mar...

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  • MI boy trapped underwater for 8 minutes in resort pool
MI boy trapped underwater for 8 minutes in resort pool

Incredibly, the boy survived his ordeal - thanks to a man who kept him alive by performing underwater mouth-to-mouth until emergency services arrived, ABC15 reports. The pair can be seen taking turns diving underwater and eventually removing the safety grate covering the suction pump. Only after the arrival of two police officers do they finall...

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  • Deutsche Bank ekes out profit, refocuses investment bank
Deutsche Bank ekes out profit, refocuses investment bank

The bank also stated that additional cost cutting measures will be implemented, including job cuts but no specifications were given. In a separate statement , the group said the unit would "focus its activities and resources on its European and multinational clients and the products which are most relevant for them, while reducing its exposure t...

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  • FAA Orders Inspections Of More Jet Engines
FAA Orders Inspections Of More Jet Engines

Seven other passengers were slightly injured. Investigators say there was a fault with the engine's fan blades. The separation was seemingly caused by cracks in the fan blade. The oldest blades would be inspected within six months, while many others would face an 18-month deadline. The FAA last August notified carriers it was prepared to requir...

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  • Brokerages Anticipate Summit Midstream (SMLP) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $103.77 Million
Brokerages Anticipate Summit Midstream (SMLP) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $103.77 Million

Circor International Inc (CIR) investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in 2017 Q4. That's change of 0.16, from 2017Q3's 1.15. 44 funds opened positions while 76 raised stakes. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mgmt owns 16,916 shares or 0.01% of their U.S. portfolio. Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. engages in the transportation, storage, and distribution of...

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  • Starbucks to Close for Racial-Bias Training
Starbucks to Close for Racial-Bias Training

To combat this situation, Starbucks Corp is planning to close down 8,000 company-owned U.S. cafes for the afternoon on May 29. The announcement from the Seattle-based food and beverage chain comes amid a growing backlash against the company as the news of the arrest of two African-American men at a Philadelphia store on April 12 spreads...

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  • Macron Appeals for EU Unity in Face of Nationalism
Macron Appeals for EU Unity in Face of Nationalism

Macron has told EU lawmakers that he wants to anchor countries of the Western Balkans to the European project, but that now isn't the time to allow any to join. Macron said in his first speech to the European Parliament as French president. But Macron declared that for a Europe "faced with authoritarianism, the answer is not democratic authoritar...

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