• Upcoming gas prices could see slight decreases
Upcoming gas prices could see slight decreases

But, prices are still 38.9 cents higher than a year ago and 8 cents higher than a month ago . "However, refinery maintenance season is fast approaching and could spoil this big break for motorists". The average price across Kansas is now $2.43/gallon, which is three cents less than one week ago . The sudden decrease in prices stems from a nosed...

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  • Schulz Says He Won't Enter German Coalition Government
Schulz Says He Won't Enter German Coalition Government

On Wednesday, Schulz told colleagues he planned to resign as leader of the SPD after party members have voted on the coalition deal. The coalition agreement between the Social Democrats and Merkel's CDU/CSU bloc is still subject to approval from the SPD's around 460,000 members.

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  • Hamster flushed down toilet after being rejected from flight
Hamster flushed down toilet after being rejected from flight

She told the Miami Herald: "She was scared". The solution, she claims an airline representative suggested, was to flush it down a toilet at the terminal. The US Transportation Safety Administration has no problem with carry-on hamsters. Aldecosa's attorney told the Miami Herald the hamster could fit in the palm of the pet owner's hand...

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  • Buyers Burned as Bets on Low Market Volatility Implode
Buyers Burned as Bets on Low Market Volatility Implode

The ETNs were specifically created to deliver the returns if the volatility stayed low. And shares of CBOE Global Markets, which owns the Chicago Board Options Exchange, fell more than 10 percent Tuesday on investor concern that the failure of products like the VelocityShares note might make other volatility-related products less popular.

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

Snap blew past Wall Street expectations with bumper revenue and daily active user growth. The stock pushed past its IPO price of $17 for the first time since July previous year and as many as 10 Wall Street analysts raised their price targets on the stock.

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  • Super Bowl audience dips from previous year, early data shows
Super Bowl audience dips from previous year, early data shows

The Falcons organization had 25 people in Minneapolis to help advance the planning strategy. That's one of the reasons why our stadium has been so successful: We're a half a mile from over 10,000 [hotel] rooms. The logo is similar to that used by the league for the past two Super Bowls, with the "L" to the left of the trophy and the "I's" to the ...

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  • How much time do DC-area drivers spend in traffic?
How much time do DC-area drivers spend in traffic?

NY and Moscow tied for second worst, with 91 hours wasted in each. What's even worse, four out of ten of the worst US corridors are found right here in NY. Cincinnati ranks 39 out of almost 300 American cities for traffic congestion. According to the traffic congestion report card by INRIX , San Francisco made the list as the fifth worst com...

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  • Global Markets: Stocks crumble in vicious sell-off as
Global Markets: Stocks crumble in vicious sell-off as "goldilocks" trade unravels

Many in the markets had been anticipating some sort of correction following the steady gains over the past year or so, which have pushed some indexes, notably on Wall Street, to a series of record highs. The one-day drop of 1,175 points was the biggest single-day point drop in history. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 1,175 points, or 4.6...

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  • Oil prices sink as USA stock market slumps and dollar strengthens
Oil prices sink as USA stock market slumps and dollar strengthens

Still, prices have been relatively steady in recent weeks, helped by a weakening US dollar and production outages in OPEC-member Venezuela. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has pumped 32.4 million barrels per day (bpd) in January, the survey found, up 100,000 bpd from December.

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  • Sanctioned Russian spy official met with counterparts in US
Sanctioned Russian spy official met with counterparts in US

Naryshkin's trip to the United States raised concerns among some USA senators. The Washington Post said January 31 that Bortnikov and Korobov came to the US capital last week, and that Bortnikov had met with CIA Director Mike Pompeo , as did Naryshkin.

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  • Japan's Fujifilm to take over Xerox
Japan's Fujifilm to take over Xerox

Under the definitive agreement, Xerox will cede a 50.1 percent stake in the US printer and copier giant to the Japanese document solutions powerhouse, the companies announced on Wednesday. Icahn, who owns more than 9 percent of the company, followed that by teaming up with Deason - Xerox's third-largest shareholder - and calling for Jeff Jacobson's...

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  • GOP Memo Reveals Rosenstein Approved Surveillance Of Carter Page
GOP Memo Reveals Rosenstein Approved Surveillance Of Carter Page

Rosenstein, also a Republican, took office in April after being nominated by Trump. Rosenstein reportedly approved an application to extend surveillance of former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page because the Justice Department had reason to believe he was acting as a foreign agent for Russian Federation, according to three people...

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  • European Central Bank monetary stimulus still needed to push up inflation -Draghi
European Central Bank monetary stimulus still needed to push up inflation -Draghi

As widely expected, the ECB kept interest rates and guidance unchanged at its policy meeting, with investors focusing on comments from ECB President Mario Draghi in a subsequent press conference. "Besides Governor (Jerome) Powell as the new chair, significant turnover in Fed leadership is widely expected, but we do not expect this to cause a materi...

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  • Oil rallies after record 10th straight fall in United States inventories
Oil rallies after record 10th straight fall in United States inventories

West Texas Intermediate crude oil climbed above the $65 mark for the first time in more than three years on Wednesday. The market also looked past EIA data showing US oil production rose to 9.88 MMBPD during the week ended January 19, drawing ever closer to the all-time high just above 10 MMBPD set in November 1970.

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  • How can parents torture their children?
How can parents torture their children?

The litany of physical and emotional abuse was enough to invoke a house of horrors that apparently went unnoticed for years in California and Texas until Sunday, when a 17-year-old girl managed to escape and call 911. State records show the residence was designated Sandcastle Day School , with David Turpin listed as the principal. David Turp...

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  • Learning Technologies Group (LTG) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities
Learning Technologies Group (LTG) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities

Axogen Inc now has $946.10M valuation. The stock decreased 1.48% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $16.6. About 706,586 shares traded. (NASDAQ:AAL). Marco Invest Management Lc stated it has 101,280 shares or 0.76% of all its holdings. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo And Limited Liability Co holds 97,794 shares.

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  • Dow Jones bursts through 26000 in record seven trading days
Dow Jones bursts through 26000 in record seven trading days

Cruz added that the Federal Reserve Bank of New York's business conditions index, which came in slightly below expectations on Tuesday, may have also contributed to Wall Street's dip. The S&P 500 gained slightly under one-percent to 2,802.5, with its percentage gain the largest since the end of November past year. Global stocks mostly rose on...

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  • IBM returns to growth after six years
IBM returns to growth after six years

What was most promising about the earnings report is that IBM is now showing through increased revenue the major strides it has made into new-generation IT segments. The company returned $9.8 billion to shareholders through $5.5 billion in dividends and $4.3 billion share buybacks. Revenues in the fourth quarter of 2017 grew 3.6 per cent, c...

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  • Kanpur Police arrests 16 with Rs 96 cr in demonetised notes
Kanpur Police arrests 16 with Rs 96 cr in demonetised notes

A UP police official said that a builder from Sisamau took the team to the site where the currency was held. They were arrested along with the builder. Initially the arrested persons tried to mislead police, but later during sustain grilling they broke down and confessed to their crime, the police said.

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