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America Created Just 20,000 Jobs in February

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This shows the national economy, like the stat of Massachusetts' economy, appears to see its growth slowing. Many economists were quick to point out that the data can jump around a lot month to month and January saw a particularly strong 311,000 jobs added, so the anticipation was for a weaker February. Read More »

Man wins $273m Lottery after Someone returned Ticket he Left Behind

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The stroke of good fortune came after Weirsky said he spent the last 15 years unemployed while living with his former wife, Eileen Murray, 53, who works as a cost analyst for a utilities company. "Think about it. How long did I work?" "I want him to surround himself with good people". Weirsky, who has been playing the lottery for years, said he checked the tickets at home on Sunday and saw he'd matched the numbers, but couldn't quite believe his eyes. Read More »

SpaceX crew capsule ends test flight with ocean splashdown

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The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule splashes down in the Atlantic Ocean on March 8, 2019 . That completes its short mission to the ISS that put the module created to carry humans to space to test for the first time. Only a test dummy was aboard for the test, but the first manned flight aboard Dragon is scheduled for July with two astronauts - a date that could be postponed until later this year. Read More »

Walmart greeters being replaced; affecting elderly, disabled

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This combination of images shows Walmart greeters, clockwise from top left, John Combs in Vancouver, Wash., Ashley Powell in Galena, Ill., Mitchell Hartzell in Hazel Green, Ala., and Adam Catlin in Selinsgrove, Pa. Greeters with physical disabilities anxious they'd be out of work. "It's the messaging that concerns me", said Gabrielle Sedor, chief operations officer at ANCOR, a trade group representing service providers. Read More »

Missing dentist's body found in suitcase

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She was reported missing to Nepean Police Area Command later that night after she failed to arrive home. According to police, she last spoke with her family at about 11am Sunday, saying she planned to head home after having a late breakfast in Sydney . Read More »

Ghosn very affected by time in prison, lawyer says

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One said Ghosn shouldn't have worn a disguise, and that if he claims to be innocent, he should have left nobly in a Nissan auto. People have expressed mixed views about Ghosn's disguise on the Internet. "His detention was very long, and very tough", his lawyer said, adding Ghosn had to sleep with the light on, for example. Nissan declined to comment on the criminal case against Ghosn but said an internal investigation had found unethical conduct. Read More »

Creditor protection extended for cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX

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The investigators said they found other issues too, such as that Quadriga kept "limited books and records" and never reported its financials. When the monitor asked Quadriga's remaining representatives why the company had stopped depositing bitcoin into its cold wallets last spring, they were unable to name a reason. Read More »

Warren says tech giants have 'too much power,' need breakup

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The 2020 presidential candidate argues tech companies are "throwing around their political power to shape the rules in their favor and throwing around their economic power to snuff out or buy up even potential competitor". Warren's plan would prohibit companies that make more than $25 billion a year through an online marketplace from also owning participants on the platform. Read More »

Powerball results for 03/06/19; did anyone win the $382 million jackpot?

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The ticket was sold at a HyVee Gas in Fremont. If there is no jackpot victor, the amount grows larger for the next drawing. Players must select 5 numbers from 1-69 and one Powerball number between 1-26 to play. The next Powerball drawing will be held on Saturday at 11 p.m. EST. Tickets must be purchased before 10 p.m., and the live drawing it at 10:59 p.m. Read More »

Elon Musk agency pitched to construct transit system in Las Vegas

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Now in the midst of an expansion, the Las Vegas Convention Center will span 200 acres when complete in time for CES in 2021. "The selection of The Boring Company for the Las Vegas Convention Center's on-property, guest transportation solution leads the way to the evolution of transportation overall in Southern Nevada", said Steve Hill, President & COO at Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority , in a statement. Read More »

National Asset Management Inc. Acquires New Position in Aurora Cannabis Inc (ACB)

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Investors constantly have to weigh risk against reward when trying to extract profits and maximum value from the stock market. Technical traders might be on the lookout for the stock to display signs of a bullish breakout. The Firm has ATR of 0.39 that is explaining range of a day's trading is high-low; ATR expands it to yesterday's closing price if it was outside of latest range. Read More »

Global economy 'facing serious headwinds'

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The Paris-based think tank slashed the global growth projections for this year and next, while warning that further trade restrictions and policy uncertainty would have additional adverse effects on global growth. Britain's growth forecast was chopped from 1.4 to 0.8 percent, which would mark the first time it had fallen below one percent since 2009 following the global economic crisis. Read More »

Nersa to decide on Eskom's 15% hike request

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Nersa had earlier in the day granted Eskom hikes of 9.41%, 8.1% and 5.2% for the next three financial years. The power utility had sought a total of R784 billion in revenue over the next three years, made up of power increases of more than 15% as well as R21.6 billion to recover revenue shortfalls. Read More »

France set to introduce new tax on internet giants

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According to Reuters , Bruno Le Maire told the Le Parisien newspaper that the digital tax legislation is aimed at companies with a worldwide digital revenue of at least 750m and French revenue of more than 25m euros ($28.2m/£21.5m). France could become the first European country to put in place such a tax, but Britain could be close behind. But Paris argues the measure would be a vote-winning accomplishment for mainstream EU politicians before European parliamentary elections in May, in ... Read More »

Rare Scotch whisky is a better investment than cars or art

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In Asia, the number of billionaires is expected to grow 27 per cent, while the number in North America is set to rise 17 per cent and in Europe by 18 per cent, between 2018 and 2023. "While globally UHNWIs are showing affinity towards more liquid investments as it is the most risk averse asset, Indian counterparts on the other hand are increasing their exposure in the equity and bonds ", said Shishir Baijal, chairman & managing director, Knight Frank India. Read More »

Venezuela crisis: Maduro vows to defeat 'crazed minority'

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Speaking at an event marking the sixth anniversary of the death of his predecessor and political mentor, Hugo Chavez, Maduro said: "While a crazed minority continues with their hatred, with their bitterness, it's their problem". Standing in front of Chavez's mausoleum, President Maduro also called on his supporters to take to the streets on Saturday, to mark "four years since" then-US president Barack Obama first announced sanctions against the socialist government. Read More »

Holy smoke! Bugatti's £14m 'Batmobile' is most expensive auto

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This makes it the most expensive new auto ever to be sold in the world. Bugatti builds the world's most expensive vehicle. Design upfront also takes inspiration from the Chiron but aerodynamic features have been restrained, tending toward a more svelte yet still very aggressive stance. Read More »

US Food and Drug Chief to Resign

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He stressed that FDA "set in motion a historic modernization" of both the Office of New Drugs and of the Office of the Commissioner. "Nevertheless, you might have expected that a regulatory agency in an anti-regulatory administration wouldn't take strong enforcement actions against alleged violators in the regulated industry or give a hard think to how it can do its job better". Read More »

Bangladeshis leave phones, cameras in Uber cars

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One overly excited Wellington graduate left their diploma in an Uber , while another Kiwi rider left an entire boneless chicken behind, likely leaving them feeling peckish for the rest of the day - talk about fowl play! Uber has released its list of most "forgetful" cities in the US and Cookeville made the list. Read More »

Hazard team scrambled after crew and passengers on Gatwick flight fall ill

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A spokesman for the airport said emergency staff had taken the ill passengers to an assessment centre for treatment. The first ever major airline to allow women cabin crew to NOT wear make-up, Virgin Atlantic announced that it is relaxing some of the more restrictive guidelines on how women crew should dress and groom themselves. Read More »

FDA warns customers about asbestos found in Claire's makeup

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The mineral, an ingredient in many cosmetic products, is often found near asbestos, which can lead to contamination, according to the FDA. The agency issued a safety alert on Tuesday for Claire's Eye Shadows, Claire's Compact Powder and Claire's Contour Palette, after they tested positive for tremolite asbestos . Read More »

Chick-Fil-A offering fish sandwiches, entrees for Lent

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Chick-Fil-A's pescatarian options became a cult favorite over the years with many of their customers who don't observe the religious holiday looking forward to its addition. "May I also say.Thank you so much for bringing your Fantastic Fish Sandwich Back during Lent!" In addition, Chick-fil-A will also bring back its two- and three-count fish strip entrees, "served with Waffle Potato Fries", according to the chain. Read More »

Almost 400 Family Dollar stores to close in 2019

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Dollar Tree had already closed 122 Family Dollar stores in the fiscal year ending February 2. However, Dollar Tree's stock price has fallen while Family Dollar struggled after the deal. Dollar Tree lists 23 stores within 25 miles of Harrisburg, on its website. Earlier this year, one of Dollar Tree's largest shareholders called on the company to begin selling some items at a higher cost and to sell off Family Dollar completely. Read More »

Amazon Closing 87 Pop-Up Kiosks As Its Retail Strategy Shifts

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The logo of Amazon is seen on the door of an Amazon Books retail store in New York City, U.S., February 14, 2019. Amazon will close 87 pop-up retail stores in malls, Whole Foods locations and Kohl's stores across 21 USA states, a sign that the tech giant is still refining its physical retail vision. Read More »

Brexit no deal will be awful, warns Toyota boss

BMW has said it might be forced to stop making the Mini at its Cowley plant near Oxford in the event of a no-deal Brexit, putting more than 100 years of carmaking history at the site at risk. The automaker has already announced it will halt operations at the facility for about a month from April 1. While carmakers are keen to avoid a no-deal Brexit, they also do not want the process to drag on. Read More »

Tesla launches speedy Supercharger 3.0 and pledges to halve charging times

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Tesla has done its part by releasing Wednesday the first of what it calls V3 Supercharging , a 250-kilowatt option that uses a new, liquid-cooled cable to jam up to 1,000 miles per hour of range into a Model 3 . Tesla has just unveiled their new V3 Superchargers tonight, which offer faster charging for owners, capable of rates of up to 1,600 km per hour (1000 miles/hour) at their peak. Read More »

Justin Sun Calls Binance Coin(BNB) as the new Bitcoin

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Having enjoyed a strong rally earlier in the week, BNB suffered a significant correction in the early hours of yesterday's session, when its price tumbled to an intraday low of $13.11, from its opening level of $13.75. The Reddit community for Binance Coin is /r/binance . This whole week screams Binance Coin (BNB ). Binance Coin's official Twitter account is @ binance_2017 . Read More »

BUA Chairman, 12 Other Black Persons Make Forbes Billionaires List

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Forbes said the "list is a snapshot of wealth using stock prices and exchange rates from February 8, 2019". Villar is the chairman of Starmalls and Vista & Landscapes. Hot Telecom owner Patrick Drahi would have ranked after Ofer at $8 billion, but was listed as French, due to his dual citizenship. Chairman Henry T. Read More »

President Trump just referred to Apple’s CEO as ‘Tim Apple’

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As usual, Twitter had a field day with Trump's latest gaffe sparing no snark to skewer the "business genius" at work. Trump started out by praising Cook , stating, "We're going to be opening up the labor forces because we have to". Cook used his time at the meeting to tout the importance of learning how to code software and Apple's efforts to help train students and other people on how to do that. Read More »

Zuckerberg says Facebook's future is going big on private chats

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Zuckerberg saw WhatsApp as the template for these changes. However, message encryption limits its ability to make money through targeted adverts. "The future of communication will increasingly shift to private, encrypted services where people can be confident what they say to each other stays secure and their messages and content won't stick around forever", he said. Read More »