• U.S. stocks climb in early trading
U.S. stocks climb in early trading

Brent crude, used to price worldwide oils, advanced 43 cents to $63.03 per barrel in London. Winners and Losers: DowDuPont and Apple were among the Dow's best-performing stocks. "Little has changed in terms of fundamentals", wrote Gaurav Saroliya, director of global macro strategy at Oxford Economics, in a research note on Sunday.

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  • Dog food brands recalled over possible presence of euthanasia drug
Dog food brands recalled over possible presence of euthanasia drug

The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM ) said on Thursday that it is pulling back shipments of several varieties of wet canned Gravy Train , Skippy and Ol" Roy and Kibble "N Bits brands. People notes that Gravy Train is produced by the Smucker Co.'s Big Heart Pet Brands, which also makes Meow Mix, 9Lives, and Pounce pet edibles. A spokesperson f...

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  • Home ownership has 'collapsed' among middle earners, says IFS
Home ownership has 'collapsed' among middle earners, says IFS

While those on middle incomes have seen the largest fall in ownership rates, those in the top income bracket have been least affected. The economic research specialist said 8% of young adults on low incomes were home-owners now compared with 64% with high incomes.

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  • Rowdy family booted from ship after cruise turns to 'bloodbath'
Rowdy family booted from ship after cruise turns to 'bloodbath'

His 20-year-old son said "a lot of people are bleeding, a lot of people down". "He rang me about 1am this morning and said, "please dad, please dad, call the federal police", Mr Barkho told 3AW . Vision taken by a passenger has surfaced online of a brawl that broke out in a restaurant area on the ship. Carnival's Legend cruise ship was a flo...

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  • Commerce Department Urges Crackdown On Imported Steel And Aluminum
Commerce Department Urges Crackdown On Imported Steel And Aluminum

The Commerce Department recommended a tariff of 7.7% in aluminum imports from all countries, or a tariff of 23.6% on imports from five specific countries. The European Union's trade surplus with the U.S. widened by 6.8 percent over the past year despite threats of a trade war from U.S. President Donald Trump , who has branded the relationship betw...

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  • Ajit Pai's Sinclair Connections Now Under FCC Internal Investigation
Ajit Pai's Sinclair Connections Now Under FCC Internal Investigation

On Thursday, lawmakers said Pai was under investigation for his ties to Sinclair Broadcasting . And the plan this week got a key endorsement from U.S. But the reason that the FCC had focused on JSAs and insisted on giving them special scrutiny was because Sinclair Broadcasting had used the arrangement for more than two decades to drive small t...

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  • Redbarn Pet Products Issues Voluntary Recall of Dog Chews
Redbarn Pet Products Issues Voluntary Recall of Dog Chews

Darwin's Natural Pet Products: several lots of Darwin's Zoologics dog food , including Zoologics Chicken and Vegetable Meals for Dogs manufactured on 11/2/17, and Zoologics Duck and Vegetable Meals for Dogs manufactured on 11/16/17. The dog tested positive for Salmonella from initial testing by the veterinarian and by follow-up testing by the...

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  • And could force Facebook and other tech companies to use it
And could force Facebook and other tech companies to use it

The technology works by analyzing video content during the upload process, preventing it from reaching the internet in the first place - a vast improvement on the average 36 hours it takes tech firms to remove extremist content, and an improvement still on the two-hour-limit the United Kingdom government demanded previous year.

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  • 6 of the Best Deals for National Pizza Day 2018
6 of the Best Deals for National Pizza Day 2018

Take your pepperoni pizza up a notch with Donatos' new Spicy Pepperoni pizza. Current specials include $ 2 off any large pizza and a package of one medium one-topping pizza, two soft drinks and 25 Play Points for $21.99. Approximately 3 billion pizzas are sold in the US each year. Don't forget to beforehand to make sure the location near you is pa...

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  • Stock Markets Sink, Suggesting Global Rout Will Go On
Stock Markets Sink, Suggesting Global Rout Will Go On

Japan's Nikkei shed 2.9 percent, en route for a weekly loss of 8.6 percent - its biggest since February 2016. Ryan Detrick, of LPL Financial, said: "The bond market has definitely got the stock market's attention". At last, the markets are "catching up", said Nandini Ramakrishnan, a global market strategist at JPMorgan Asset Management. Fed...

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  • Sask. tied for 2nd lowest unemployment rate in Canada
Sask. tied for 2nd lowest unemployment rate in Canada

The Statscan review also revised London area jobless rates for 2017. Sudbury's poor job performance in recent months is likely related to some extent on the fact Vale closed Coleman Mine in November to fix a ventilation compartment. The province hiked minimum wage by some 20 per cent to $14 per hour at the beginning of the year, a move some econo...

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  • LL Bean Scraps Legendary Lifetime Return Policy
LL Bean Scraps Legendary Lifetime Return Policy

Bean Chairman Shawn Gorman said in a letter to customers on Friday. Return anything purchased from us at any time if it proves otherwise. L.L. Bean has always been known for its promise to replace a defective product over the course of the item's life, but leaders in the company say a select few are taking advantage of that promise.

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  • Amazon introduces free Whole Foods grocery delivery for Prime members
Amazon introduces free Whole Foods grocery delivery for Prime members

Getting those customers to link Amazon and groceries could further tie it into the nation's shopping habits and give it a bigger chunk of the more than $600 billion USA grocery market. Last month, a treasure truck showed up at Whole Foods stores with deals for customers. The pickers will not certainly be Whole Foods workers. Landry said,"Th...

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  • Viewers react to confusing 'blank screen' ad during Super Bowl commercial break
Viewers react to confusing 'blank screen' ad during Super Bowl commercial break

Streaming services need to run ads during big live events on TV. Verizon took a more serious approach to their TV time, and it seems to have paid off in the long-run for them. If you've always wanted to see Morgan Freeman and Peter Dinklage rapping Missy Elliot and Busta Rhymes songs, this minute-long Doritos Blaze and Mountain Dew ad i...

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  • Chandrababu asks MPs to be aggressive in Parliament, Rajnath appeases AP CM
Chandrababu asks MPs to be aggressive in Parliament, Rajnath appeases AP CM

After Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the Budget on February 1, several TDP leaders had suggested that the party should break away from the alliance. "As and when it is required, the chief minister and party chief will take a decision appropriately". Even though TDP has chose to not break the alliance with BJP, media reports have revealed...

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  • Yellen disappointed not to get a second term as Fed chair
Yellen disappointed not to get a second term as Fed chair

Her supporters hail her effectiveness at pulling the central bank through the crisis then managing its way back out; detractors say she inflated financial bubbles to get there, the long-term effects of which will be disastrous. "I made it clear that I would be willing to serve, so yes, I do feel a sense of disappointment" about not being renominate...

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  • S Africa's Zuma faces another no confidence vote
S Africa's Zuma faces another no confidence vote

A special sitting of the national working committee has been convened on Monday to take a decision on the way forward. News24 reported earlier this week that members of the NWC demanded the top six "confront" Zuma, while others insisted that he should step down before the State of the Nation Address due on Thursday.

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  • Stock Showing Surging Activity: Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)
Stock Showing Surging Activity: Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO)

The stock decreased 4.70% or $1.72 during the last trading session, reaching $34.89. Valero Energy declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback program on Tuesday, January 23rd that permits the company to buyback $2.50 billion in outstanding shares.

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  • Latin America should not rely on China: Tillerson
Latin America should not rely on China: Tillerson

Tillerson promoted what he called a "holistic" approach to security that tackles economic development as well as drug trafficking and transnational crime. "Latin America doesn't need new imperial powers that seek only to benefit their own people", he said. Noting the United States will continue adding pressure to Venezuelan government, Tillerson ...

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  • Petrol prices continue to rise in Delhi, touches INR 73/litre
Petrol prices continue to rise in Delhi, touches INR 73/litre

Ravichandran, Senior Vice President and Group head at ICRA said. The rising oil price has brought an end to the three-year-long low price windfall, which allowed the government to increase the excise duty on petrol by Rs 12 per litre and on diesel by Rs 13.77 per litre since April 2014, before making the first cut in October.

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  • Volkswagen Made Bogus Emissions Tests on Monkey, Human Subjects
Volkswagen Made Bogus Emissions Tests on Monkey, Human Subjects

The human trials involved 25 healthy people. The goal of the experiments would be to show that with the technical progress , the emissions of diesel engines had no major implications on the health of citizens. Monkeys have endured horrific lives inside research labs for way too long - never experiencing freedom, their natural habitats, or l...

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  • Xerox to Be Absorbed by Joint Venture With Fujifilm
Xerox to Be Absorbed by Joint Venture With Fujifilm

The combined company will have dual headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut, where Xerox is based, and in Tokyo. Current Xerox CEO Jeff Jacobson will continue lead the company, while Fujifilm CEO Shigetaka Komori will serve as chairman. The companies said they intend to expand in lucrative business areas such as high-speed inkjet commercial and in...

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  • Waymo Buys Thousands Of Chrysler Pacificas For Self-Driving Tests
Waymo Buys Thousands Of Chrysler Pacificas For Self-Driving Tests

Originally, Waymo was testing in California with bespoke R&D vehicles, but made the switch to using Pacifica Hybrids in early 2017 . Previously, FCA delivered to Waymo , 100 Pacifica Hybrid minivans, customized for self-driving in the second half of 2016.

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  • Action Express Racing wins the 56th Rolex 24 at Daytona
Action Express Racing wins the 56th Rolex 24 at Daytona

Vehicle owner Chip Ganassi made history when his No. 67 Ford GT scored the GT Le Mans class victory. The entry shared by Ryan Briscoe , Richard Westbrook and Scott Dixon was running second in class behind its sister auto. The longtime IndyCar driver made headlines last fall with the announcement he was switching to sports vehicle racing to j...

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  • Instagram Star Jen Selter Thrown Off American Airlines Flight After 'Sarcastic' Exchange
Instagram Star Jen Selter Thrown Off American Airlines Flight After 'Sarcastic' Exchange

Selter left Miami on another American Airlines flight , touching base in New York's LaGuardia Airport on Sunday morning, the carrier said. Selter posted a final video where a young woman is seen saying that the flight attendants were allegedly harassing Selter "for no reason".

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