• Twitter announces a ban on cryptocurrency ads
Twitter announces a ban on cryptocurrency ads

Microblogging site Twitter has announced that advertisements for initial coin offerings (ICO) will be banned on the platform starting today. Twitter has announced this month that it is taking measures to prevent the use of cryptocurrency profiles and trying to communicate with others in a "misleading way".

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  • Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge on worries over trade
Markets Right Now: Stocks plunge on worries over trade

North American markets closed significantly lower on Friday , failing to bounce back from steep losses this week as concerns about the start of a potential global trade war between the world's two biggest economies intensified selling in the final hour of trading.

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  • Global shares mostly lower following Fed interest rate hike
Global shares mostly lower following Fed interest rate hike

Yet forecasts released by the Fed after it raised rates suggest a growing number of Fed officials want the central bank to start sliding over to the fast lane. Powell was among the governors who voted for that approach, and the announcement Wednesday signaled that he will maintain it, particularly if economic growth continues to accelerate and un...

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  • United jet diverted due to pet on wrong flight
United jet diverted due to pet on wrong flight

The French bulldog that died on the Houston to LaGuardia flight, named Kokito, was a gift to 11-year-old Sophia. Senator Alcantara argued the family should not have had to put the dog in the overhead bin. It would explicitly ban placing pets in overhead bins and ensure reasonable access to food and water, among other measures. "As we stated, we t...

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  • Cigna to buy Express Scripts for $67 billion, including debt
Cigna to buy Express Scripts for $67 billion, including debt

In December, CVS Health , a major PBM, announced it would acquire the insurer Aetna . It comes as Express Scripts is set to lose its biggest client . "We should be skeptical of the wisdom of vertical integration", said Craig Garthwaite, associate professor of strategy and director of the Health Enterprise Management Program at Northwestern Uni...

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  • Tiger Woods at Arnold Palmer
Tiger Woods at Arnold Palmer

Tigermania was back at Bay Hill as Woods climbed to the top of the early first-round leaderboard when he rolled in a monster 71-foot birdie putt on the seventh to spark a massive roar from the crowd. His Valspar performance last week filled both golf fans and Woods with hope as the Masters, the first major of the year, nears next month. "I hit so...

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  • Celebrating Pi day with Pie
Celebrating Pi day with Pie

Whether you're looking for a nostalgic whoopie pie or something a bit more. adult, you can find it locally. Mini one-topping pizzas are $3.14 at BJ's Brewhouse and Restaurant in the St. Hungry Howie's: Offering a Pi Day exclusive online offer with the promo code 314Day. Your PIE is also offering the $3.14 deal. The offer is valid in th...

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  • 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sentenced to seven years in prison
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sentenced to seven years in prison

I now understand how I need to change", Shkreli said in his letter. The defence submitted that Martin Shkreli is merely a "misunderstood eccentric" who used unconventional means to build wealth for his investors, while prosecutors characterised him as a "master manipulator" and conman, calling for a sentence of 15 years .

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  • Trump questions violence in video games
Trump questions violence in video games

Trump picked up the phone and called an aide to say he had just seen Mr. Navarro on TV and was impressed". Economic analysts warn that a trade dispute sparked by the tariffs could damage communities that backed the president in 2016. Historically proponents of free trade, several Republicans dubbed the measures "stupid" and "misguided" - if the ...

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  • Trump's steel, aluminum tariff plan causes backlash
Trump's steel, aluminum tariff plan causes backlash

Ross similarly dismissed concerns that European nations may respond by placing tariffs on American goods. In a memo in the process leading up to the announcement, U.S. European Commission president Jean Claude Juncker promised to go after imports of Harley-Davidson motorbikes, bourbon whisky and Levi's jeans . The official response in China, ...

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  • Neymar to undergo right foot surgery, could miss rest of season
Neymar to undergo right foot surgery, could miss rest of season

Staff at the hospital, a tall building with mirrored windows, were put on paparazzi lockdown, with a ban on using their cellphones anywhere near the star. Rita di Cassia Sepulveda stopped by with her seven-year-old twin sons, Gabriel and Rafael, who are avid fans of the star. The forward will now miss next week's Champions League round-of-16 seco...

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  • Clashes rock edge of Syria's Ghouta despite 'truce'
Clashes rock edge of Syria's Ghouta despite 'truce'

Responding to United States critics Russian Ambassador to UM said Russia is working towards implementing daily five-hour humanitarian pause despite the rebels shelling mortars targeting the humanitarian operations. "They are asking civilians to leave eastern Ghouta on the false premise that they can then attack anyone left in the area as much as...

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  • Download the official Samsung Galaxy S9 wallpapers here
Download the official Samsung Galaxy S9 wallpapers here

Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with LTE Cat 18 support that allows a phone to download at speeds of up to 1.2 Gbps on supported mobile network. We've got our hands on the latest model, and think it's the most attractive phone Samsung has ever produced, with a lightning-fast processor and fantastic camera.

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  • Kim Kardashian Shares Who Daughter Chicago West Looks Like
Kim Kardashian Shares Who Daughter Chicago West Looks Like

That certainly didn't seem to be the case in November when the 27-year-old interviewed Kardashian on late-night television . " Kanye's said he's waited his whole life for this moment, Family Feud ". Red Sparrow , which also stars Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker, and Jeremy Irons hits theaters on March ...

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  • The Coca-Cola's (NYSE:KO) Neutral Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co
The Coca-Cola's (NYSE:KO) Neutral Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co

Howe & Rusling Inc who had been investing in Coca Cola Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $187.64B market cap company. The stock traded within a range of $43.22 and $43.82. Susquehanna upgraded PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE:EPAM) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, September 9 by Wedbush. Speece Thorson Capital Group Inc, which mana...

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  • Blackhawks ban fans who shouted racist taunts at Capitals player
Blackhawks ban fans who shouted racist taunts at Capitals player

It's a lot more. "I think no matter what you do, you're going to find pockets of ignorance anywhere you go", Orpik said. On Monday, the team announced that the fans have been banned from all future Blackhawks games. "This has happened [to me] in hockey before", Smith-Pelly said on Sunday . First off.A bad incident last night in Chicago .Eve...

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  • Albertsons buying big chunk of Rite Aid
Albertsons buying big chunk of Rite Aid

The day began at US$2.29 but the price moved to US$2.12 at one point during the trading and finally capitulating to a session high of US$2.3. About 119.31M shares traded or 379.43% up from the average. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Guggenheim on Wednesday, April 26. Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs & Co. The company was maintained on Thursda...

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  • UK Jobless Rate Rises Unexpectedly, Wage Growth Steady
UK Jobless Rate Rises Unexpectedly, Wage Growth Steady

The employment rate between October and December 2017 was 75.2%, slightly down from the 75.3% recorded in the three months to November. "This change is within the LFS error margin". Unemployment rates are calculated by people who are registered looking for work as a proportion of the working age population. The figures from the Office for Nationa...

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  • Sony Is Launching Japanese Ride-Hailing Service As Uber Ponders Similar Action
Sony Is Launching Japanese Ride-Hailing Service As Uber Ponders Similar Action

The Sony Payment Service involvement will be to provide payment services for the new system. Japan is seen as a potentially lucrative ride-hailing market, with regulators under pressure to ease stringent rules. The alliance comes as Uber Technologies Inc ., the world's biggest ride-hailing startup, is in talks with another cab company as it ...

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  • Lloyds sacks Standard Life Aberdeen as Widows manager
Lloyds sacks Standard Life Aberdeen as Widows manager

Finally, Deutsche Bank boosted their target price on shares of Standard Life Aberdeen from GBX 420 ($5.80) to GBX 470 ($6.49) and gave the stock a "hold" rating in a report on Monday, January 22nd. If bad news really comes in threes, then investors in Standard Life Aberdeen will be nervous before its annual results are unveiled next week. You m...

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