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Celebrating 100 years of Welsh Women

Celebrating 100 years of Welsh Women

Lady Nancy Astor photographed in Plymouth during a 1919 election. Today is the day that women have come out in force to celebrate the landmark achievements of the Suffragists in securing women the r...

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Oil World Turns Upside Down as US Sells Oil in Middle East

Oil World Turns Upside Down as US Sells Oil in Middle East

The American Petroleum Institute ( API ) reported a draw of 1.050 million barrels of United States crude oil inventories for the week ending January 30, according to the API data. The United State...

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United States orders Wells Fargo to halt expansion over 'abuses'

United States orders Wells Fargo to halt expansion over 'abuses'

Jerome Powell became chairman of the US central bank, better known as the Federal Reserve ( Fed ), on February 3, 2018. "I would have liked to serve an additional term and I did make that clear, ...

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Bitcoin approaches $7000 after 10% fall in a single day

Bitcoin approaches $7000 after 10% fall in a single day

Ethereum was up 12% off its low of $627 to $711, and Ripple's XRP was up 11% from its low of $0.64. The value of Bitcoin has fallen to below $6,000 - its lowest price since November 2017. On Fe...

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Which Insiders Are Selling Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)?

Which Insiders Are Selling Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)?

FMR LLC grew its position in Valero Energy by 146.1% in the 2nd quarter. The stock decreased 1.23% or $17.89 during the last trading session, reaching $1433. The institutional investor held 42,170 sha...

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January's Wage Growth Was Fastest in almost a Decade

January's Wage Growth Was Fastest in almost a Decade

Average hourly earnings for all private-sector workers last month were up 2.9 percent from January 2017, the largest year-over-year percentage gain since June 2009, when the economy emerged from the G...

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United States equities plunge on interest rate concerns, mixed earnings

Indeed, they said the pullback was not surprising given the market's remarkable surge of the last 12 months, which extended a nine-year bull market in stocks. All of the index's 10 main groups were in...

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Govt increases petrol by 2.98, diesel rate up by Rs5.92

Govt increases petrol by 2.98, diesel rate up by Rs5.92

In all, duty on petrol was hiked by Rs 11.77 per litre and that on diesel by 13.47 a litre in those 15 months, which helped the government's excise mop-up to more than double to Rs 2,42,000 crore in 2...

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Dexter the emotional support peacock barred from flying

Dexter the emotional support peacock barred from flying

The Department of Transportation noted that complaints related to service animals on flights nearly quadrupled between 2012 and 2016, according to the Washington Post . The artist, whose real nam...

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Herberger's closing Twin Cities' store that many never knew about

Herberger's closing Twin Cities' store that many never knew about

Bon-Ton, with dual headquarters in Milwaukee and York, Pa., is the parent company of Boston Store, Younkers and other department store brands. Store closing sales are expected to begin Thursday and co...

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Wisconsin Republicans to donate contributions tied to Steve Wynn

Wisconsin Republicans to donate contributions tied to Steve Wynn

Sexual harassment and "dirty" money found its way into the New Hampshire political dialogue Monday as each major political party demanded the other return contributions from high-profile figures. His ...

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'Emotional service peacock' denied seat on flight

'Emotional service peacock' denied seat on flight

United told NBC News that the woman was barred from the flight as the peacock did not meet meet guidelines such as weight and size . "Unfortunately, untrained animals can lead to safety issues for ...

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Quiksilver boss Pierre Agnes missing at sea

Quiksilver boss Pierre Agnes missing at sea

After he set off early Tuesday, he sent a message to port authorities saying his return would be delayed because of thick fog, the Guardian reports. A United States investment group, Oaktree Capital...

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European Union backs Brexit transition demands as tensions rock May

European Union backs Brexit transition demands as tensions rock May

European affairs ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday will issue a "gentle reminder" not to lose sight of these issues, one senior official told the Guardian. Giving evidence to a House of Lords co...

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Keurig Green Mountain to merge with Dr Pepper Snapple

Keurig Green Mountain to merge with Dr Pepper Snapple

That deal created a global coffee giant that set its sights to take on industry leader Nestle ( NESN.S ).Goldman Sachs was the lead financial adviser to Keurig and Credit Suisse advised Dr Pepper Sn...

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USA trade court rules against Boeing in dispute with Canada

USA trade court rules against Boeing in dispute with Canada

Over a thousand jobs in Belfast depend on the success of the C-Series passenger jet. The ruling also opens the door for Montreal-based Bombardier to woo new American customers while potentially easing...

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Bank Of America's Poorest Customers To Be Charged For Checking

Bank Of America's Poorest Customers To Be Charged For Checking

Riess couldn't say how many eBanking customers were affected by the final account closures this month. "Big banks, like Bank of America , are passing on fees to their customers to help maintain p...

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Iconic 'Field of Dreams' baseball field vandalized by auto

Iconic 'Field of Dreams' baseball field vandalized by auto

The 1989 movie " Field of Dreams " starred Kevin Costner , Amy Madigan and James Earl Jones. The owners have set up a Go Fund Me page . Listening to said voice, he builds a baseball diamond in the...

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SpaceX Test-Fires Falcon Heavy Rocket Ahead of Maiden Flight

SpaceX Test-Fires Falcon Heavy Rocket Ahead of Maiden Flight

The most capable rocket in the world today is United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Heavy, which can place 28,370 kg (62,540 lb) into LEO or 13,810 kg (30,440 lb) into GTO. The 70m-tall Falcon Heavy is ...

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Greta Gerwig's Best Director Oscar Nomination Ends All-Male Streak

Greta Gerwig's Best Director Oscar Nomination Ends All-Male Streak

But what set Gerwig apart from the other directors was that she is the first woman to be nominated in eight years, according to Entertainment Weekly . Another woman made Oscars history Tuesday. T...

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Oil Prices Cool As API Reports Surprise Crude Inventory Build (USO)

Oil Prices Cool As API Reports Surprise Crude Inventory Build (USO)

That's helping push up the price of WTI said Phil Flynn, analyst at Price Futures Group in Chicago, "because Cushing is draining like a cheap canoe". The New York Mercantile Exchange crude futures w...

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Facebook to Prioritize 'Trustworthy Media'

Facebook to Prioritize 'Trustworthy Media'

Many already have begun to do so, as traffic from Facebook has steadily declined over the past year. The firm said the social network community would determine which outlets are reliable via the use...

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Newsroom Unionizes As LA Times Publisher Faces Investigation Over Sex Harassment Allegations

Newsroom Unionizes As LA Times Publisher Faces Investigation Over Sex Harassment Allegations

The allegations prompted an immediately and furious response from Levinsohn's newsroom, with the Los Angeles Times Guild organizing committee - made up of dozens of employees at the paper - saying i...

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Bitcoin price: 'IMPOSSIBLE' to totally ban cryptocurrency despite threats from Seoul

Bitcoin price: 'IMPOSSIBLE' to totally ban cryptocurrency despite threats from Seoul

In today's trading, the Bitcoin price stood at $11,832.90, as of 10:45 GMT. This is not to completely rule out the possibility that bitcoin might stage a surprise comeback, as it has in the past after...

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Democrats win traditionally conservative Wisconsin district

Democrats win traditionally conservative Wisconsin district

According to campaign finance reports , Jarchow received about $43,000 in contributions on January 10, led by more than $38,000 from the state Republican party. Dana Wachs of Eau Claire said the resu...

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China's crude steel output sets new record in 2017 amid high prices

China's crude steel output sets new record in 2017 amid high prices

That was better than the 6.7 percent growth forecast by analysts in a Reuters poll and unchanged from the previous quarter. It's the first time since 2010 that the speed of China's economic growth wen...

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EurAsia Cup: Asia comeback leaves Europe trailing by one point

EurAsia Cup: Asia comeback leaves Europe trailing by one point

Paul Casey and Tyrrell Hatton , both from England, put Team Europe ahead with a 2-1 victory over Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat and South Korea's An Byeong-Hun. "We are looking forward to the cha...

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December Retail Sales Rose 5.4% YOY

December Retail Sales Rose 5.4% YOY

Consumer spending, which makes up for over two-thirds of USA economic activity, increased at a 2.2 percent annualized rate for the third quarter. Clothing and accessories stores increased 2.7% unadj...

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India launches 40th PSLV and 100th satellite

India launches 40th PSLV and 100th satellite

Following the successful launch of today's PSLV-C40, ISRO officials congratulated the team to have executed the mission in a short span of time even after failure. The launch is expected to take t...

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New York City suing major oil companies over global warming

New York City suing major oil companies over global warming

Meanwhile, the city has sued five largest fossil fuel companies including BP, Chevron , ConocoPhillips, Exxon Mobil and Royal Dutch Shell, seeking damages to help protect the region from climate chan...

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