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Lindsey Vonn clinging on for medal

Lindsey Vonn clinging on for medal

Germany has dominated the Nordic Combined events in Pyeongchang , sweeping the podium in the large hill individual and Eric Frenzel winning the normal hill event. Shiffrin was also a big victor. I would like to come back to what I said after my race at the Olympic Games today in PyeongChang . "Gisin's going to be really risky", she said, labelling Siebenhofer however as the likeliest "toughest competitor" come the slalom scheduled for 3:00pm (0600 GMT). Read More

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Valentine's Day and its sordid history

Valentine's Day and its sordid history

Taking affordability into account Mumbai Online Gifts has decided to make sure that people can avail these products easily as the cost of the gifts is very reasonable and worth spending money. Not many people. You'll spend more time waiting than actually eating. This is not a paid promotion, I just really like Extreme Edge. For those who are single , however, Valentine's Day shouldn't be a disaster. Read More

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This is why the Dow is plunging

Bitcoin fell again on February 6 by 12 percent and was valued below $6,000 for the first time in 2018. Also Wednesday, Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained almost 0.8 percent to 5,876.80. The broader S&P 500 index pulled back to finish 0.5 per cent lower - though it rose as much as 1.2 per cent earlier in the session. The Nasdaq composite index was down 274.82 points, or 3.90 per cent, to 6,777.16. Read More

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Tom Brady wants to get paid like Jimmy Garoppolo, per report

Tom Brady wants to get paid like Jimmy Garoppolo, per report

The quarterback, who has become a Bay Area (and national) phenomenon since joining the 49ers, agreed to a five-year deal worth $137.5 million on Thursday to remain in San Francisco . - With seven starts to his name after sitting behind an National Football League legend for the better part of three years, a promising young quarterback once earned a lucrative contract extension without much of a sample size. Read More

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Oil slides as United States output soars and North Sea crude flows restart

Oil slides as United States output soars and North Sea crude flows restart

Brent futures LCOc1 were down 74 cents, or 1.1 percent, at $64.77 a barrel by 12:14 p.m. EST (1714 GMT), their lowest since December 22. Oil has dropped below $65 per barrel to its lowest price of 2018 as the U.S. Volatility in the stock market flared up on Friday, sparking the sharpest single-day upheaval in years. "Any time you get a 1,500-point move in one day that's going to spook markets", said Phillip Streible, senior market strategist at RJO Futures. Read More

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#What? Twitter's turns first profit, but problems remain

#What? Twitter's turns first profit, but problems remain

As such, Twitter retroactively decreased its number of monthly active users by one to two million. There are millions of fake accounts tweeting, retweeting and liking numerous most high-profile accounts on Twitter . Twitter reported adjusted earnings of 19 cents per share, against a year-earlier 16 cents in EPS, on overall revenue at $731.6 million, up 2 percent from $717.2 million in fiscal 2016. Read More

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Asian markets sink after Wall St plunge, Treasury yields fan year

Asian markets sink after Wall St plunge, Treasury yields fan year

The Nikkei 225 fell the most since 2015 and trading volume was more than double the 30-day average. The euro posted fresh gains against the greenback, rising 0.3% to 1.2405 dollars. Analysts have said the unravelling of popular volatility-linked trading strategies also added fuel to the sell-off. Earlier, Asian markets also saw steep losses as inflation worries gripped financial markets, sending USA stock futures sinking further into the red after Wall Street suffered its biggest ... Read More

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Disney shares up on earnings beat, but revenue falls short

Disney shares up on earnings beat, but revenue falls short

Disney and Netflix announced past year that its landmark streaming deal will expire by the end of 2019 , but not all films will leave the platform immediately. "People that were once called "cord-nevers" are starting to adopt less-expensive [video] packages". GBH Insights analyst Daniel Ives is out with a first glance at the entertainment giant's quarterly show, calling the performance "solid", even if revenue was a "mixed bag". Read More

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These Banks Won't Let You Buy Bitcoin With Credit Card

These Banks Won't Let You Buy Bitcoin With Credit Card

He pointed to reports that the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission is investigating whether market manipulation was at play in the cryptocurrency's rise. But if a purchaser doesn't have $20,000 in cash, they might have that much on their credit card credit limit. The requirements are similar to the Know Your Customer anti-crime regulations in the US. Read More

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Stock markets slump as rate fears spread

Stock markets slump as rate fears spread

Monday's big skid - which was the largest intraday trading drop in Dow history - came on the heels of Friday's 666-point Dow decline, the sixth-highest point drop in Dow history but only around 2.5 percent from its lofty highs. Exchange-traded funds that focus on junk bonds suffered a third day of losses. The pan-European index hit a two-month low in early dealing, having given back all the gains it made in the exuberant new year rally. Read More

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Footage of post-Super Bowl chaos in Philadelphia emerges online

Footage of post-Super Bowl chaos in Philadelphia emerges online

Foles was almost as prolific with 373 yards and three touchdown passes and also caught a TD pass for the Eagles (16-3). He dropped a pass on a third-and-5. "I have unbelievable teammates". While this has been a source of pride for many athletes over the years, several of this year's winning team , the Philadelphia Eagles , have already committed to not attending the honorary visit - including defensive end Chris Long, who has had a longstanding commitment to social justice. Read More

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Falcon Heavy in position for first test launch

But the Space Launch System would be able to carry more weight, so NASA would have to make changes to its current plans for lunar missions in order to use the Falcon Heavy instead. Two will attempt a synchronized landing back at Kennedy Space Center, and the third will land on a droneship. But the SpaceX boss knows the coming launch is no sure bet. Read More

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US Stocks Plunge as Interest Rate Fears Grip Markets

US Stocks Plunge as Interest Rate Fears Grip Markets

Stock futures are pointed dramatically lower this morning, with Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) futures trading almost 226 points below fair value after today's nonfarm payrolls report. This week, the Federal Reserve said it expects inflation to finally pick up this year. Higher rates mean bigger borrowing costs for consumers and businesses, which can slow economic growth. Read More

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Cloud computing again boosts Amazon, but Alphabet earnings fall short

Cloud computing again boosts Amazon, but Alphabet earnings fall short

But fear of margin compression also contributed to The Trade Desk's stock decline over the past quarter. Google CEO Sundar Pichai pegged Google Cloud, hardware and YouTube as key areas for the company. 22 Tax Act saddled Alphabet with a fourth-quarter expense of $9.9 billion - a one-time transition tax on accumulated foreign subsidiary earnings - that resulted in a net loss of $3 billion. Read More

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Awkward: USD GDP growth comes in below expectations

Awkward: USD GDP growth comes in below expectations

USA economic growth unexpectedly slowed in the fourth quarter as the strongest pace of consumer spending in three years resulted in a surge in imports. Nonresidential fixed investment-reflecting spending on commercial construction, equipment and software-climbed at a 6.8% rate. On a quarter-by-quarter basis, GDP grows 0.5%, also ahead of forecasts. Read More

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Manchester City vs Newcastle, Premier League

Manchester City vs Newcastle, Premier League

Despite showing flashes of possible attacking prowess in the first three minutes of the match, the visitors spent the rest of the first half with all men behind the ball in their own half. The Premier League is practically wrapped up, but any City fan dreaming of an outrageous quadruple at the end of the campaign needs to wake up. City pulled out of the race to sign Arsenal striker Sanchez earlier this month, leaving the way clear for Manchester United to seal an expected deal for ... Read More

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S.Korea hails North's participation at Olympics

S.Korea hails North's participation at Olympics

The delegation was led by North Korean celebrity Hyon Song Wol of the Moranbong band, an all-female music group whose members are reportedly handpicked by the supreme leader. The transformation of the Pyeongchang Olympics into a "Peace Olympics" bringing South and North together is now under way. The athletes include a unified Korean women's ice hockey team, which will mark the first time that the two nations have ever competed together as one team at the Olympic Games. Read More

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Amazon opening store without checkout lines

Amazon opening store without checkout lines

Back in 2016, just days after the Amazon Go store video was posted, the online retailer denied a report that said it was planning to open 2,000 stores. An Amazon employee checks IDs in the store's wine and beer section. Furthermore, the concept also eliminates the hassle of long checkout lines. At Amazon Go , checking out feels like - there's no other way to put it - shoplifting. Read More

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No. 2 Roger Federer handles heat, cruises at Aussie Open

No. 2 Roger Federer handles heat, cruises at Aussie Open

It was a much tighter contest in the second set, with Gasquet clinically disposing several shots, but break-point opportunities were not forthcoming. Fognini kicked Berdych's return high into the stands and then conceded the point with a double fault, slamming his racquet down in frustration. Locked at 30-all and trying to stay on serve in the seventh game, the 30-year-old Italian was called for a foot fault on his first serve. Read More

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Oregon Rep. Greg Walden Questions Former Equifax CEO

Oregon Rep. Greg Walden Questions Former Equifax CEO

This week, former Equifax CEO Richard Smith , who retired in the wake of the breach , is being grilled by lawmakers over the major infiltration and its impact on American consumers. "A gold mine for hackers should be a digital Fort Knox when it comes to security", Brown said. "Credit reporting agencies need embedded regulators to protect consumers sensitive information". Read More

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Oil Prices Relatively Steady, Despite Surprise Crude Draw (USO)

Oil Prices Relatively Steady, Despite Surprise Crude Draw (USO)

So at this time, you have to know what kind of player you are in this market . But scratch beneath the bullish views and a different picture emerged. U.S. crude supplies have been rising as imports and production recover in the aftermath of Harvey, while refineries have been slower to restart. North Sea oil producers seized on surging crude prices this week to hedge output, joining their United States shale oil peers in locking in a floor for future revenue. Read More

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Boeing warned Bombardier dispute 'could jeopardise' future United Kingdom contracts

Boeing warned Bombardier dispute 'could jeopardise' future United Kingdom contracts

I think this is no way to operate in such a long-term partnership. The Premier of Canada's Quebec province Philippe Couillard has blasted Boeing , accusing the company of unfairly trying to destroy Bombardier. "The only way Boeing could help the CSeries in some markets is by doing this", he said. However, London's options in fighting Bombardier's corner may be limited because of the importance of Boeing to its defence industry. Read More

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World Oil Prices Jump Following OPEC Meeting

London Brent crude for November delivery LCOc1 gained 1% to touch $59.03 a barrel, while the U.S. crude for November delivery CLc1 slipped 10 cents and traded at $52.12 per barrel, reported Reuters . "Fear in the market has been that OPEC production will rise dramatically", said Morse. Futures rose as much as 1.4 percent in London to the highest since February 2. Read More

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Fed announces $10 billion start to paring its bond holdings

Fed announces $10 billion start to paring its bond holdings

That helped send bank stocks higher. "Higher prices for gasoline and some other items in the aftermath of the hurricanes will likely boost inflation temporarily", the Fed warned in its statement. Japan´s Nikkei gained 0.2 percent as a rise in USA bond yields lifted financial shares , while the yen´s fall against the dollar after the Fed´s decision helped exporters. Read More

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Equifax sends breach victims to a phishing site

Equifax sends breach victims to a phishing site

The credit monitoring agency says the "security incident" was on its corporate networks during tax season in March. (Reminder: those affected by the Equifax breach will get this service for free for a year). The costs of those vary by state. Security experts have voiced concerns over Equifax's separate response website saying it should have hosted the site under its own domain name - Equifax.com - to assure users that they are securely providing their data to the real website and not a ... Read More

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IOS 11: 15 Hidden Features We Bet You Won't Know!

IOS 11: 15 Hidden Features We Bet You Won't Know!

You can finally edit control center. Especially the control center of the software has undergone an absolute makeover. Control Centre went through the most drastic transformation. When you are done, you can share the edited screenshot via mail, message and other apps. Let's hope that in future updates , Apple would make this process easier or indicate to users that their WiFi and Bluetooth is kept on for a good reason. Read More

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Uncertainty ahead of US Fed meeting announcement

Uncertainty ahead of US Fed meeting announcement

Officials also projected one fewer rate hike than initially forecast between now and 2019. Here's what to watch. U.S. stocks and the dollar were steady on Wednesday with investors cautious ahead of a U.S. Babcock made the strongest gain of the index, up 5.7 percent after the defence contractor posted a trading update saying revenue continued to improve. Read More

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Chargers take the field for first time in Carson

Chargers take the field for first time in Carson

If you read my NFL Divisional Previews, and you should have, you know I have Miami pegged as a 10-6 team and an AFC Wild Card with Cutler as its quarterback. Neither team committed a turnover. Watson struggled through his first ever start in the National Football League, however, he did produce the only moment that really mattered in the game as he ran for a 49 yard touchdown after breaking free from the Bengals defense. Read More

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Census: Median household income rose previous year in Clark County

Census: Median household income rose previous year in Clark County

Those in urban centers saw their incomes climb to $61,521 on average past year, while those in rural areas saw no change and held at about $46,000. Each data set has its own strengths and weaknesses, but overall their contours are similar. It's also worth noting that the Census's median household income numbers differ from the per capita income figures published by other federal agencies, such as the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Read More

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